Weekly Address: Celebrating the Summer Olympics and Paralympics
05:45 AM EDT
President Obama congratulates all of the American athletes competing in the Olympics and Paralympics this summer. These men and women have inspired us all with their hard work, determination, and their indomitable spirit as they present the best of America to the rest of the world. The President tells our Olympic and Paralympic competitors that the American people could not be prouder of them, and thanks them for reminding us that we are one people, and by working together we can achieve great things.
More coverage of the 2012 Summer Games:
- President Obama calls members of Team USA
- First Lady Michelle Obama leads the US Delegation to the Games
- See a gallery of photos from Mrs Obama's trip to the Olympics
- Watch: Behind the Scenes at Let's Move! London