Olympics 2012: Which Olympian's Family Is Most Fun to Watch?
07/31/2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT
Yes, we're talking about the watching the masses – specifically the athletes' parents as they cheer and react to their children's Olympic performances.
Michael Phelps's mother, Debbie, has long been a poolside fixture, watching intensely as her son competes. And it was a bit of a viral smash to watch Aly Raisman's folks, Lynn and Rick, squirm in their seats as she competed on the uneven bars. There is also gymnast John Orozco, who had mom Damaris Orozco shouting from the stands, while Danell Leyva's stepfather (and coach) Yin Alvarez hooted it up on the sidelines.
Have any of them caught your eye?