The Olympics are exciting, but gold medalist Bruce Jenner says the Games don’t compare to fatherhood.
Bruce won the 1976 Olympic decathlon and is an E! correspondent for the London Olympics, but he says that most people just know him as the father figure on Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
“[The viewers] only know me as Kim’s stepdad or Khloe’s stepdad or Kendall and Kylie’s dad,” Bruce, 62, said. “They don’t know what I did at the Olympics, which is fine. Being a dad is much more important than winning the Olympic games.”
Bruce told Parade magazine how he “shared” his gold medal with his daughters during the 2000 games. “I was sitting on the couch with Kendall and Kylie watching a medal ceremony, and I gave my little girls a nudge and said, ‘Daddy’s got one of those medals.’ And they said, ‘Really? No way!’ So I ran upstairs to the safe and took the medal out and they went ‘Aww dad, that’s so cool.’ The only problem was that I only had one medal for two little girls. So they took turns wearing it every commercial break. That’s why you win Olympic gold medals!”
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