Anthony Ervin, Swimming
Anthony Ervin has an amazing story. He won a gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle and a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. He actually retired and auctioned off his gold medal on eBay to aid survivors of the 2004 tsunami. Now he's competing in the 50-meter freestyle in London.
Nathan Adrian, Swimming
Nathan already won gold in the 400-meter freestyle relay during the Beijing games and is hoping to do it again in London!
Ashton Eaton, Decathlon
There's high hopes that Ashton will bring home the gold. He already shattered the decathlon record by scoring 9,039 points at the Olympic qualifiers in 2012.
Chris Paul, Basketball
The LA Clippers' star point guard is off to the Olympics for the very first time as part of Team USA!
John Orozoco, Gymnastics
John's overall scores at the Olympic trials were so high that he earned himself an automatic spot on Team USA. He already has over a dozen gold medals from the junior competition and nabbed an all-around gold at the 2012 U.S. National Championships in St. Louis.
Jordan Burroughs, Freestyle Wrestling
This tough guy is already the world champion in freestyle wrestling after winning the gold at the 2011 World Championships in Istanbul.
Michael Phelps, Swimming
The now legendary swimmer made history in Beijing when he won eight medals--the most of any on Olympic history! In London, Michael has the chance to add seven more when he competes in the 200 and 400 individual medley, the 100 and 200 butterfly, and all three relays.
Matt Anderson, Volleyball
Even though Matt has been a member of the U.S. national men's volleyball team since 2008, this is his first time out at the Olympics!
Ryan Lochte, Swimming
This is Ryan's third consecutive Olympics with teammate Michael Phelps! He's already a six-time medalist with three gold, two silver, one bronze!
Sam Mikulak, Gymnastics
Sam sprained his ankle on the first night of the Olympic trials and STILL made the team.
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