Olympic cycling champions Laura and Jason Kenny ensured they claimed their share of the spotlight on Sunday night as they walked the red carpet for the 2021 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards.
Laura, 29, looked stunning in a silvery sequined maxi dress that clung to her toned curves and showed off her slender waist.
The cyclist wore her blonde tresses in neat curls and pinned up from her face in a sleek bun, while she finished off her look with smoky eye makeup.
Dazzling: Olympic cycling champions Laura and Jason Kenny cut stylish silhouettes as they walked the red carpet for the 2021 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards
Laura won four gold medals at the London and Rio Olympics and is currently Britain’s most successful Olympian.
Meanwhile, her husband Jason – who is Britain’s most successful male Olympian, with a total of 9 medals – looked dapper in a black suit he teamed up with with a white shirt, a red polka dot tie and black shoes.
Together, they form the most successful married couple in Olympic history where both spouses have won at least one gold medal (with 12 gold medals and 3 silver between them).
Stunning: Laura, 29, looked stunning in a silver sequin maxi dress that clung to her toned curves and showed off her slender waist
Wow: The cyclist wore her blonde tresses in neat curls and pinned up from her face in a sleek bun, while she finished off her look with smoky eye makeup
It comes after the couple worshiped the parents as they shared a video of their son learning to ride a bike in August.
Laura ran alongside her little one as he pedaled a little red bike, which did not have training wheels.
Laura’s athletic husband could be heard in the background giving words of encouragement to Albert as he filmed his son cycling quickly on the deserted road.
It must be in his genes! It comes after the couple adored the parents as they shared a video of their son learning to ride a bike
Speaking of the feat, Laura wrote in a long caption: “We’re so proud of you Albie. I keep watching these videos and can’t help but smile.
“I know everyone thinks ‘it’s in their genes’ and I’m worried about the strain they might be under during physical education in school.
âBut he’s really not the type to pick something up and try it like a little boy. But when he does, he takes it pretty quickly.
Happy couple: Laura and Jason were married in 2016 and they welcomed their son Albert in August 2017, Laura has four Olympic gold medals to her name while Jason has six gold medals
On how quarantine helped Arthur ride a bike, she continued: âWe hadn’t even really gotten him to use a balance bike properly before the lockdown because he just wasn’t interested in it.
âBut when you start to run out of ideas for exhausting it, we started by putting it on for a few minutes a day. He then started asking to ride him and that was really it.
âBeing a mom isn’t always easy, but when they learn something like that, you really feel on top of the world.
Family matters: Laura said in her caption that the lockdown helped Albert learn to ride a bike, and meant the trio can share “those special moments together as a family”
âLocking down has also meant sharing those special moments with the family. ”
In April 2018, Laura explained that she suffered from “mum’s guilt” for returning to work after giving birth to her son during an appearance on Lorraine.
Six weeks after giving birth to Albert – whom she calls Albie – she resumed training and competed in her first event as a mother at the World Track Cycling Championships in March, for which she won. a silver medal.
Impressive: Laura (left, pictured with Kate Archibald in 2018) won four gold medals at the London and Rio Olympics and is currently Britain’s most successful Olympian
Speaking about his early return to work, Laura said, âI guess I didn’t realize how hard it was going to be to leave him behind, you just feel guilty. In any area of ââlife, you will feel guilty about leaving them because as a mom, as a dad, you think it’s your job to take care of them only.
‘It’s difficult. We travel the world, we are in the race. There are a lot of times when you are not with them.
Laura thanked fellow Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill, who is the mother of four-year-old Reggie and one, Olivia, for helping her overcome her guilt.
Laura continued, “Having Jessica Ennis-Hill there was amazing because she did exactly what I want to do.”
She added: ‘It’s great that I have Jess on the end of the phone that I can just send a message and say,’ How did you handle this? ” ‘
Candid: In April 2018, Laura explained that she suffered from “mum’s guilt” for returning to work after giving birth to her son in an appearance on Lorraine