Swimming champion Brendan Hansen has a lot to smile about. He’s competing in the London 2012 Summer Olympics and expecting his first child with his wife Martha.
The four-time Olympic gold medalist Tweeted: “Well the news is out! My wife Martha Hansen and I are expecting! Hope the worlds ready for a lil Hansen runnin around!”
He explained to US Weekly how his wife told him the news.
He shared, “She ran down the stairs in the morning before I left for workout with a pregnancy test in her hands...Read Full Story
Let's say you won an Olympic gold medal. None of that silver or bronze stuff, we're talking about number one gold. You're taking said medal on a plane with you, and you don't want it checked in because you're flying Southwest and, well, they'll steal that shit. So do you A) give it to the pilot to wear during the flight as a "thanks", but in reality it because you know it'll be safe in the cockpit, B) put it up your butt like a drug mule or C) stuff it in the side pocket of your backpack like...Read Full Story
Happy birthday to Olympic breaststroker Brendan Hansen, who turns 27 Friday!Sure, this isn't Brendan's year, or his Olympics. But we hafta say, without a real Hansen-Kosuke Kitajima rivalry in Beijing, swimming isn't quite the same (Michael Phelps' achievements notwithstanding). Hansen and Kitajima--they need each other. Without those two side-by-side in the pool, gunning for the wall, all we see is a field of nameless, faceless athletes, swimming a second-class stroke that has the polite...Read Full Story
If the question is "Are you fucking kidding me?," the answer, in this case, is most certainly no. Meet Skip-Dawg, the world's first swimmer/rapper.He's penned a song for Olympic breast stroker Brendan Hansen and even made a video. It's pretty genius, actually. If you want to get some exposure for your new album and you're a virtually unknown rapper, hell, write about someone famous that you actually know. We're hoping his song, "We Will Rise," will get air time during the coverage of Olympic...Read Full Story
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Brendan Hansen is an Olympic breast stroker and world record holder competing in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.