The Road To London tour brings the Olympic experience directly to fans of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams in an interactive Olympic displayed theme that includes athlete meet-and-greets, interactive sport experiences and Team USA giveaways. The 2012 London Olympic Games kick off July 27.
Chicago is the last of five stops for the Road to London, an interactive Olympic display that includes athlete meet-and-greets, interactive sport experiences and Team USA giveaways. Eli Ritz, of Cambridge, Ohio, pedaled his way through the London Olympic cycling venue by watching the interactive TV monitors at the Samsung Road To London's Endurance station.
TD Ameritrade's Heather Sellitto, Dedra DeLilli and Mary Ryan showed off the six sponsored Olympic athletes with interactive behind-the-scenes videos and super-imposed photos featuring local Olympic diver David Boudia.
Olympic fan Bailey Rhodes took a few shots while navigating the basketball court at the BP Paralympic station. Rhodes said he's looking forward to the track-and-field event at the Olympic Games in London.
Neha Bair, of Maryland, and daughters Gabrielle and Sabrina played Wii and Xbox shooting games at the Precision station with booth coach Jared Rodgers.
Olympic fan Dave Lesch played a round of automatic table tennis at the Road To London's Agility station. Lesch said he's looking forward to watching Kevin Durrant represent the U.S. at the Olympic Games in London.
Jared and Ashley Berjner of Kansas tested their strength in a rowing simulation exercise at the Road To London's Strength station. Ashley said she's looking forward to watching the gymnastics event while Jared looks forward to the shooting events at the Games in London.
Sangita Patel of Chicago took a shot for the goal at the Road To London's Speed station. Patel said she looks forward to watching the gymnastics event at the Games in London.
Grace and Emily Lopez, of New Hampshire, enjoyed free cups of Chobani Greek Yogurt. Chobani is an official sponsor of the 2012 London Olympic games.
Gary Morgan, former Olympic race walker and Chicago marathon pacer, posed in front of a 3D poster of Olympic runner Tyson Gay.
Ten time Olympic medalist Gary Hall Jr. (top right) greeted Olympic fans and posed with Kyle Ritz, future Olympic hopeful and Amateur Athletic Union basketball player and his siblings.
Olympic fans were able to get athletic tips and personal Olympic inspirations directly from BP's nine sponsored Olympians in automated reality videos. BP is an official partner of the 2012 London Olympic Games.