The US has 596 athletes competing in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
According to the United States Olympic Committee, the US sent 613 athletes to compete in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens and 211 athletes to compete in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin.
us we inspire many athletes to compete for our countries
Vault- McKayla Maroney Balance Beam- Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas Uneven Bars- Gabby Douglas Floor- Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber
The word is "compete" not "perform" and the next time is in London, England in the summer of 2012.
There are USA Taekwondo Olympic Team trials where the prospective competitors compete and the winners are selected to the team.
Because it brings everyone together from all around the world no matter what religion or background you have or are you are allowed to compete in the olympic games.
The US and 64 other countries boycotted the 1980 olympic games because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.