Jul 28, 2012 1:10 AM
There are more than 10,000 athletes competing in this year's Summer Olympics in London, but not all of them participated in tonight's opening ceremonies. Some are competing early tomorrow and rested instead.
To learn more about the opening ceremonies and their history, click here: http://www.nbcolympics.com/xxxx/photos/2012/the-olympic-tradition-openin
London first hosted the Olympic games back in 1908. For information on that, click here: http://www.nbcolympics.com/xxxx/photos/2012/opening-ceremony-london-1908
With any sport or competition there are fanatics, and the London Olympics is bringing out the "crazy" in some people. To see, click here: http://www.nbcolympics.com/xxxx/photos/2012/london-olympic-opening-cerem