Ryan Lochte’s mother on raising one of the greatest US Olympic swimmers

Mothers can often be the most boisterous cheerleaders for their children – and Ilena “Ike” Lochte has plenty to cheer about. For the third time, Ryan Lochte, Ilena’s son will be part of the U.S. swimming Olympic team during the 2012 London games. With six medals under his belt, the swimmer is looking to set his fifth world record this summer. In an interview with WTVJ’s Jackie Nespral, Ilena shares how she felt the first time her son won a gold medal and what she hopes her son will do after his swimming career.

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