TODAY marks one year until London's 2012 Olympic Games

July 27, 2011 at 8:05 AM ET

The Olympics are always special event for our show, and today marks one year until the summer games in London.

To help celebrate, our friends at NBC Sports have put together this clip to help you all get excited.

Our own Peter Alexander also spent some time with the U.S. Canoe and Kayak team.

Watch it here: 

And here's a video of the Olympic athletes on our plaza this morning.

Check out a slideshow of the Olympic venues for London's 2012 games

Are you excited? Let us know in the comments below!