While swimming and gymnastics may take center stage, American athletes in other sports will also be in top form today.
Full Olympic coverage begins today on NBC and nbcolympics.com. While most Americans will be watching Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte duke it out in the pool, or the US men's gymnastics team vault and tumble, there are other members of Team USA worth watching as they work their way toward a medal.
Both the men and women will take take to the sand today in beach volleyball. Jake Gibb from Bountiful Utah, and Sean Rosenthal from Redondo Beach Calif. take on South Africa today at 4 p.m. Gibb and Rosenthal will be looking to medal this summer, they came up short in Beijing, finishing fifth place. The two have been playing together since 2006.