Paralympic Skier Danelle Umstead on Instilling a Value of Hard Work in Her Son Brocton

Danelle Umstead is a fan of tough work — a value she is unapproachable to pass on to her son.

The Paralympic alpine skier, 46, and father Rob Umstead (her beam on a slopes, as Umstead is blind) non-stop adult to PEOPLE’s Celeb Parents Get Real recently, dishing on their biggest wishes for their 10-year-old son Brocton.

“I wish that he has schooled from me and from Rob how to overcome challenges — how to accept hurdles and indeed work tough and be his best self in each day and in each moment,” Danelle says.

“That’s my biggest wish, only be happy with himself and be unapproachable of who he is, no matter what,” she adds.

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The integrate acknowledge that there is utterly a order when it comes to who lays down a law some-more in their household.

“I’m substantially a good cop,” says Rob.

“I’m a bad cop,” Danelle says. “I’m the despotic one. we was lifted by Italian New Yorkers, so I’m a despotic one.”

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Although people tell a spouses their son is a spitting picture of his dad, Brocton takes after both of his relatives in that he is “athletic” and “competitive,” as good as a really “thoughtful and kind kid.”

Says Danelle with a laugh, “He’s super compassionate, which would be me.”

“I don’t know where he gets that from,” jokes Rob.

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