Asked in downtown Mountain View. Pictures and interviews by Rebecca Alger.
"I would choose football (soccer) because it was very unfortunate that I didn't get to play when I was young, so I feel like it I could play it now. I would do it and just rock it."
Gyanesh Iama, St. Louis
"I think the sport I would like to do first would be the marathon. I've run one and it was a really transformative experience for me. Getting through (gave me) a real feeling of accomplishment and it was exhilarating, as difficult as it was."
Hunter Whitney, Mountain View
"My favorite Olympic sport is beach volleyball. I would love to do that. I love the beach."
Lisa Whides, Mountain View
"It would be gymnastics. It looks like a lot of fun and it looks like something that's filled with joy when you're in the middle of doing it."
Teresa Smith, Sunnyvale
"If I could do any sport in the Olympics, I would do gymnastics because it's just gorgeous."
Debra McGuire, San Francisco
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