Schedule


This is a tentative schedule for the Road to Rio 100 Day Countdown event.

Tuesday, April 26

Toast to Team USA, presented by Bridgestone

Museum of Modern Art

6:30-10 p.m.

  • 100 Day Countdown preview party
  • Interview opportunities with athletes and special guests
  • Rio-themed surfboard showcase: Unveiling of 50 Team USA surfboards – customized art that illustrate the heart of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movements and Team USA sponsors’ brands 

Wednesday, April 27

100 Day Countdown

Times Square (42-44th)

Noon-1:30 p.m.     Media Hour in Times Square

  • Opening press conference on the main stage (42nd St.)
  • Breakout interviews with Team USA athletes
  • Select sport demos

2-5 p.m.               Youth-focused programming
  Free and open to the public

  • Various sport participation opportunities for youth
  • Athlete autograph signings and Q&As
  • Sport demonstrations, including boxing, goal ball, fencing, field hockey, judo, table tennis, weightlifting and wrestling
  • Virtual-reality technology to experience beach volleyball, diving, gymnastics and pole vaulting
  • Sponsor integration booths – Liberty Mutual Insurance, airweave, AT&T, BP, Citi, Kellogg’s and Samsung
  • Zip line to slide from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain over the activation
  • Musical performances?
  • Athlete interview opportunities, based on availability



5-8 p.m.  General event
  Free and open to the public

  • Continuation of athlete autograph signings and Q&A, sport demonstrations, virtual reality, sponsor booths, zip line and musical performances
  • Live performance by Grammy Award-winning artists, The Band Perry
  • Athlete interview opportunities, based on availability