The Summer of Sprout Games begin

US preschool net Sprout has teamed up with US Olympic athletes like Simone Biles (pictured) for a competition-themed programming event.
August 11, 2016

As day six of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro unfolds, NBCUniversal’s 24-hour US preschool network Sprout has launched an Olympics-themed programming event of its own, The Summer of Sprout Games.

Featuring Team USA members such as gold medal-winning gymnasts Simone Biles (pictured), Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman, as well as artistic gymnast Sam Mikulak and swimmer Ryan Lochte, the TV event pits the elite athletes against each other in a number of fun, kid-friendly games including bubble blowing, cup stacking and hooping.

Airing throughout the duration of the official Olympic Games, The Summer of Sprout Games aims to inspire kids and families to celebrate the true spirit of the Olympics.

The athlete’s competition videos featuring Chica from Sprout original┬áThe Sunny Side Up Show are also accessible via sproutonline.com.

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