When you think of Olympic heroes, you think of those gold-medal winning performances. That record-setting swim race. The lightning-fast relay. The winning gymnastic routine.
But a new video ad from Procter & Gamble puts the spotlight on an entirely different hero: The Olympic mom.
They are the ones who got up earlier than everyone else to feed and drive their little athletes to pre-dawn practices for all those years. The ones who logged millions of miles chauffeuring to games and competitions; the ones who sat on the sidelines and in bleachers and cheered louder than anyone else.
(WATCH the ad below, and READ the report from Today at MSNBC)
Also, watch the Today Show interviews with Olympic athletes and their moms at the bottom…