Nathan Adrian sets out to capture his fifth Olympic medal Wednesday night in Rio.
The 6-foot-6 athlete earned one gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and a gold and a silver in the 2012 London Games.
Earlier this week in Rio, he won gold during the men's 4x100m freestyle relay alongside Ryan Held, Michael Phelps and Caeleb Dressel. It marked the Americans' first gold medal in this event in a major international meet since 2009, according to USA Today.
Throughout the 27-year-old swimmer's career, his family has been his support system. Click through the gallery to see, and learn more about Adrian's family. (Instagram)