Excited to see just how many more gold medals Michael Phelps will take home? Stoked to see if Beach Volleyball duo Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh will bring home the gold with a third Olympic win in a row?
In just a week, the 2012 Summer Olympic Games kick off in London and there is no better way to prep for the Games of the XXX Olympiad than with some light reading on the grand event and its past and present all-star athletes.
No Limits: The Will to Succeed by Michael Phelps
Beneath the Surface by Michael Phelps
Misty: Digging Deep in Volleyball and Life by Misty May-Treanor
Redemption: A Rebellious Spirit, A Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold by Bryan Clay
Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever by Jack McCallum
Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living your Dreams by Shawn Johnson
Off Balance: A Memoir by Dominique Moceanu
Igniting the Flame: America's First Olympic Team by Jim Reisler
See also: The Summer Olympics: History and Resources