We have every available finger and toe crossed that the Tokyo Olympics kick off as planned on July 23, 2021. (So far, so good, according to the latest reports.) That’s exactly six months from today, and we’re officially starting our Olympics coverage early in order to introduce you to six American athletes you’ll want to keep your eye on in July. Some have qualified already while others are still looking to make Team USA, but we’re pretty confident that these athletes will be mounting a podium or two in Tokyo. Keep reading to say hello to the familiar faces and stars on the rise that you’ll be cheering for in six short months.
To learn more about all the Olympic hopefuls, visit TeamUSA.org. Watch the Tokyo Olympics this summer on NBC.