It might be a while before para snowboarder Mike Schultz‘s daughter Lauren, 4, is attack a slopes during a rival level, though she already takes after her father in a integrate of large ways.
“She’s always hungry,” a 36-year-old contestant — who just clinched gold in a snowboard-cross eventuality during his Paralympic entrance — told PEOPLE recently in a sit-down with Celeb Parents Get Real. “She’s always snacking.”
“The other many conspicuous [way she takes after me] has gotta be a bullheadedness,” he admits. “The dynamic side of her. She won’t give up.”
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Schultz’s biggest wish for his daughter has zero to do with his possess career trail — in fact, he only wants Lauren to pursue what creates her happy, and put in a bid to make it a reality.
“My biggest wish for her is to unequivocally suffer what she’s doing as she’s flourishing up, and work tough for what she wants,” says Schultz, who mislaid his left leg following a 2008 collision during a rival snowmobile event.
The Minnesota-born contestant tells PEOPLE that his proudest parenting moments have to do with examination Lauren’s skills and believe develop as she gets older.
“That fad that we can see when she learns something new and she’s experiencing it with me or I’m experiencing it with her — that’s priceless,” he says.