Ryan Lochte is so excited for fatherhood!
As you know, the 32-year-old has been on the fast track with fiancée Kayla Rae Reid ever since all that dramz during the Olympics over the summer — and now he's gearing up to be a daddy to a baby boy!
Speaking to People, the gold medalist opened up about how seriously he's taking this next phase of his life:
"I can't wait to be a dad. I want to be the dad who is there every step of the way, teaching our baby everything I've learned during my career and life."
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2017 is gonna be a big year for the athlete with the little one's arrival expected arrival in June and a wedding shortly after in the fall.
But first things first, Ryan is focused on getting a house in El Lay, where he will pursue acting and training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
He said of his "clean start":
"My clean start is a bunch of little things, but one of the biggest things is my recommitment to swimming fast."
But back to the acting thing… turns out Lochte has already booked a 60-second spot for PowerBar to announce the brand's latest campaign, the Clean Start Pledge! That's something!
[Image via Instagram/WENN.]