The Jason Lezak Swimming Photo Vault

  0 Gold Medal Mel Stewart | January 15th, 2013 | Featured, Photo Fishbowl

Aug. 11, 2008; Beijing, China; Jason Lezak (left) of the United States anchors the men's 4x100 freestyle relay, hitting the water behind Alain Bernard (right) of France during the Mens 4x100 freestyle relay final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Olympics. (Credit: Lahalle/Presse)

Aug. 11, 2008, Beijing, China: Jason Lezak (left) of the United States anchors the men’s 4×100 freestyle relay, hitting the water behind Alain Bernard (right) of France during the Mens 4×100 freestyle relay final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Olympics. (Credit: Lahalle/Presse)

Michael Phelps roars. Possible thoughts going through his head: "Whoa! I could win 8 for 8 Olympic golds now!"

Michael Phelps roars. Possible thoughts going through his head: “Whoa! I could win 8 for 8 Olympic golds now!”

Aug. 11, 2008; Beijing, China; Garrett Weber-Gale (top left) and Michael Phelps (top right) celebrate winning the Mens 4x100m freestyle relay final thanks to Jason Lezak's (bottom left) historic anchor leg. France's Alain Bernard (bottom right) is emotionally crushed.  Site: National Aquatics Center, 2008 Olympics.  (Credit: Martin/Presse)

Aug. 11, 2008, Beijing, China: Garrett Weber-Gale (top left) and Michael Phelps (top right) celebrate winning the Mens 4x100m freestyle relay final thanks to Jason Lezak’s (bottom left) historic anchor leg. France’s Alain Bernard (bottom right) is emotionally crushed. Site: National Aquatics Center, 2008 Olympics. (Credit: Martin/Presse)

Aug. 11, 2008; Beijing, China; Jason Lezak and Michael Phelps after winning the 4x100 freestyle relay gold at the 2008 Olympic Games. Michael Phelps' maybe saying "thanks" right there. (Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY)

Aug. 11, 2008, Beijing, China: Jason Lezak and Michael Phelps after winning the 4×100 freestyle relay gold at the 2008 Olympic Games. Michael Phelps’ may be saying “thanks” right there. (Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials. Behind him: Garrett Weber-Gale and Ricky Berens (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, Olympic icon, in 100 freestyle final at 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, Olympic icon, in 100 freestyle final at 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle final, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle final, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle championship final, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle championship final, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle prelim, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle prelim, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle prelim, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, freestyle prelim, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National  Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National  Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National Championships. Jason congratulates Nathan Adrian. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National  Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle prelim, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle prelim, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National  Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, 100 freestyle, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak of Rose Bowl Aquatics makes his way to the starting blocks for the 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak of Rose Bowl Aquatics makes his way to the starting blocks for the 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak of Rose Bowl Aquatics makes his way to the starting blocks for the 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships.  (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak of Rose Bowl Aquatics makes his way to the starting blocks for the 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, Rose Bowl Aquatics, 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships.  (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, Rose Bowl Aquatics, 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, Rose Bowl Aquatics, 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships.  (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak, Rose Bowl Aquatics, 50 free championship final at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak celebrates being Team Champions at the 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships.  (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Jason Lezak celebrates being Team Champions at the 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships. Amanda Beard is on his left. Natalie Coughlin is on his right. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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