How to Become an Olympian
To become an Olympian, an athlete must first qualify to compete in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
See the "athlete information" page of the respective events above to view the qualifying standards and eligibility requirements.
Once qualified, an athlete must compete at the Olympic Trials and, in general, finish in the top 3 in their event in order to make the U.S. Olympic Team. Complete, detailed selection procedures for the Olympic Games will be posted on the Olympic Games site once they are available.