Michael Phelps is now a dad

Saturday May 7th, 2016

Michael Phelps, Olympic legend, has a new face in the pool.

Phelps’s fianceé Nicole Johnson gave birth to the couple’s son Boomer on Thursday, they announced on Instagram Saturday.

Boomer Robert Phelps. Will he be a swimmer or a quarterback? Has there ever been an Olympian named Boomer? Does the baby have incredible lung capacity already? Does he weigh more or less than one gold medal? So many questions.

But none of that actually matters, because Michael Phelps is now a dad, and that’s awesome.

Phelps is set to compete in the Olympic trials this Summer. Boomer can watch.

Congrats to the couple.

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