ralph-lauren-us-olympics-2012-1-537x402Airing tonight on NBC, THE 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY promises to provide all the spectacular pomp and circumstance we’ve come to expect from the event that draws over 17,000 participating athletes from all over the world. Directed by filmmaker DANNY BOYLE and expected to draw an estimated global audience of four billion people, the program incorporates musical and dance performances as it introduces athletic teams from 205 countries.
During our recent interview with Olympic gold medalist PICABO STREET (seen here with STARS EARN STRIPES co-stars TOM STROUP and DOLVETT QUINCE), we asked if she had any advice for athletes attending the games for the first time and she was quick to offer thoughts on the distractions of Olympic Village.

THE 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY airs tonight on NBC