As of October 3, 2016 I am a dad and it is the greatest thing I've ever done!
I've done well in a few bicycle races over the years, but don't ride competitively anymore. I once helped the Boston Fire Department rescue three dogs from a smoldering building. All the neighbors in Beacon Hill went bat-shit crazy calling me a hero, but there were no flames so while it was scary, it wasn't that dangerous. The experience made me realize that firefighter are true heroes _every_damn_day.
Did you hear about guy who finished his 13th consecutive Boston Marathon on crutches because of a broken fibula? That was me. Yes I finished. No, hardly had any chafing thanks to Chafe-X.