PHOENIX, Arizona, December 13. ALREADY considered a lucky day, 12/12/12 got a little bit luckier with a new addition to the U.S. swimming family. Three-time Olympian and former world record holder Brendan Hansen, along with his wife Martha, welcomed their first child, a baby girl, into the world. The proud parents named their bundle of joy Charlotte Kay Hansen.
New father Brendan Hansen Tweeted out an adorable picture of his baby girl to commemorate the occasion:
? Brendan Hansen (@BrendanHansen) December 13, 2012
Twitter congratulations started rolling in shortly after:
? liz montreuil (@LizMontreuil) December 13, 2012
? Todd Schmitz (@starstodd) December 13, 2012
? Katie Ledecky (@katieledecky) December 13, 2012
? Emily Brunemann (@EmilyBrunemann) December 13, 2012
— Kathleen Hersey (@KathleenHersey) December 13, 2012
All of us at Swimming World Magazine send out our sincerest congratulations to the new parents. We can't wait to see what this little one does, in or out (though we certainly hope IN) of the water!