With Michael Phelps out of the picture, Tyler McGill is a heavy favorite to represent the U.S. in Barcelona this summer. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Arizona’s Giles Smith (above) and former Stanford Cardinal Eugene Godsoe have both been added to the US World University Games roster. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Nobody even sniffed Katie Ledecky in the 800 free as she closed the meet with a world-leading 8:20. (File Photo from Olympic Trials: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Nobody even came close to Katie Ledecky, who put up the world’s second-fastest 400 free this year despite the mid-season meet. (File photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The pool in Mesa, Arizona is ready to erupt on the eve of the first ever Mesa Grand Prix.
Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures
Anthony Ervin reflects on the balance between elite racing and connecting with the next generation of swimmers. (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Former Texas All-American Karlee Bispo didn’t back down from a challenge by one of the world’s best in Austin (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Missy Franklin’s 100 free was the most impressive swim of a quiet prelims session in Austin. (File Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Matt Grevers will lead a talented group of backstrokers at the Austin Grand Prix, but there won’t be many of his fellow competitors there to see it. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Brazil’s Cesar Cielo is one of a number of Brazilian elites that have lost a major contract with the defending National Champions of Brazil. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Eugene Godsoe is back home at Stanford, and though the coaching staff is new, he’s really feeling his backstrokes in OKC this week. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Tuscon Ford’s Darian Townsend looked very sharp on night number two of The Chesapeake Elite Pro-Am. (Swim Pic Courtesy
500 @ 5:00, 5×100 fastest average on 2:00… Three times. A pretty impressive early season set from the Stanford distance group.