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Team USA Athletes Celebrate One Year Out To The Tokyo Games + 12 More Things We Learned

By Joshua Clayton and Sheridan Powell | July 27, 2020, 6:43 p.m. (ET)

Connor Fields competes at the Rio Olympic Games Rio 2016 at Olympic BMX Centre on Aug. 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.


July 23 marked the original date of the open ceremonies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and while they’ll have to wait another 365 days to compete due to the coronavirus pandemic, Team USA athletes’ morale has remained high.

See what else Team USA athletes are up to with less than 365 days until Tokyo 2021!

One Year Out 

Track and Field athlete Ashley Spencer is ready to go!



Paralympian Oksana Masters showed off her new shades while celebrating one year out to Tokyo 2021.



Chuck Aoki also voiced his excitement for his fellow Team USA athletes.



New Threads for OYO

Nathan Adrian and Katie Ledecky helped present the new Polo Ralph Lauren One Year Out collection. Looking good! 



And the two appeared on the Today Show along with other members of Team USA!



BMX Olympian Connor Fields: Confirmed TikTok Guy

We love a good TikTok. Watch Team USA athletes pose up in this STRONG TikTok.



ADA Anniversary

Team USA athletes also recognized the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and what the day means to them and the entire Olympic & Paralympic community.



Melissa Stockwell and her son hit the streets!



Boss Moves For Burroughs

Jordan Burroughs joined the Black Wrestling Association as a founding member!



Baker Takes Flight

Rugby star Perry Baker has been spotted jet-setting in Alaska. Literally. Maybe a pilot license is next on the list after a gold medal.



Early Hurd Gets The Worm

Team USA Gymnast Morgan Hurd got up early to do what she does best with a nice view. 



Basketball Stars Return To Action

NBA and WNBA players officially began restarts in their respective bubbles, and have not stopped fighting for social justice. Arike Ogunbowale was one one of many Team USA athletes to do so.



The WNBA restart garnered some support from other Team USA athletes.





Two-time gold medalist Lebron James also sounded off after his first preseason scrimmage in the bubble.



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