“That was one of the coolest moments ever. We got emotional up there, too, we’ve both been through a lot. My whole family—my parents made this possible for me by sacrificing their entire lives. I know that and realize that, and I might not have realized that at a young age, but I see it now. Having them all up on the podium while I’m holding that number one plate, that’s a picture I’ll have hanging in my room for the rest of my life."