Charlotte Grand Prix Photo Vault #4

SwimMAC is known for excellence and this year’s USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix Charlotte has been great for athletes, coaches and spectators.  Here’s another serving of images from our friend, sports photographer Mike Lewis.

Michael Phelps on his way to lane 4 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps on his way to lane 4 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

David Plummer of and rocking the 50 backstroke (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

David Plummer of and rocking the 50 backstroke (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Jessica Hardy takes the 100 breaststroke from lane 1 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Jessica Hardy takes the 100 breaststroke from lane 1 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps readying the blocks (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps readying the blocks (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

Megan Romano all smiles (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Megan Romano all smiles (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Katinka Hosszu takes charge (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Katinka Hosszu takes charge (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps first win in the comeback era (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps first win in the comeback era (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

 

Michael Phelps in control (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps in control (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Sebastien Rousseau (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Sebastien Rousseau (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps 100 fly (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps 100 fly (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps shake it off (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps shake it off (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

Michael Phelps talks to the NBC/Universal folks (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps talks to the NBC/Universal folks (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Thanks SwimMAC (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Thanks SwimMAC (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

 

 

Flying on water. Anthony Ervin (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Flying on water. Anthony Ervin (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Mint Fast! Ariana Vanderpool-Wallace

Mint Fast! Ariana Vanderpool-Wallace (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Skinny

Awesome pic of Anthony Ervin’s breakout

ERVINFORTHEWIN

I would say exactly the same ! owesome Picture of Ervin !

Mikal Grass

+1

Hippo-ki

My fave photos are #1 (very top one) #2 #10 #14 #15 #17
Phelps shake it off is the most fave.
Thanks again Mike Lewis for all the great shots you’ve shared with us!

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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