More cool photos from Charlotte Pro Swim Series

Day 3 is a wrap and the fun and fast swimming continue.  There’s a definite buzz in the air as loads of swim fans from the Charlotte area converged on the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center.  We have our chief photographer Mike Lewis on the scene cooking up some cool imagery.  Here’s some more of what he’s made.

Michael Phelps by Mike Lewis

Michael Phelps has a laugh with Tyler Clary before the start of the 200 fly (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallce  stops to take a pic with a fan (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallce stops to take a pic with a fan (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Junya Koga off in the backstroke (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Junya Koga off in the backstroke (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Nathan Adrian warming up for the 50 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Nathan Adrian warming up for the 50 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Ryan Lochte always makes time for the fans (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Ryan Lochte always makes time for the fans (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps spends time with the fans (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps spends time with the fans (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps Ryan Lochte by Mike Lewis

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

Katinka Hosszu in the 100 back (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Katinka Hosszu in the 100 back (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps adding the 200 fly to this weekend's program (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Michael Phelps adding the 200 fly to this weekend’s program (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Connor Jaeger takes the 400 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Connor Jaeger takes the 400 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Leah Smith wins 400 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Leah Smith wins 400 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Conor Dwyer by Mike Lewis

Reece Whitley by Mike Lewis

Reece Whitlely (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Natalie Coughlin by Mike Lewis

Natalie Coughlin (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Andrew Seliskar by Mike Lewis

Andrew Seliskar (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Cesar Cielo headed to the blocks in the 50 free finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Cesar Cielo headed to the blocks in the 50 free finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Josh Schneider (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Josh Schneider (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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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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