Orlando Grand Prix – day one full on Photo Vault

East Coast weather wouldn’t get in the way of the start of the 2013 USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix.  It may have held up a few of the swimmers, but the action is well underway YMCA Aquatic Center.  SwimSwam contributor Mike Lewis is around the deck catching the sights and making pictures.  Here’s the Orlando Grand Prix Day 1 Photo Vault:

Marcus Titus by Mike Lewis

Marcus Titus in the prelims of the 100 breast (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Chloe Sutton by Mike Lewis

Chloe Sutton is all smiles after her prelim swim (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Cullen Jones by Mike Lewis

Cullen Jones beat the NC weather to make in for day 1 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

200 free start by Mike Lewis

Prelim start of 200 free with Darian Townsend in lane four (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Tyler Clary by Mike Lewis

Tyler Clary ready for the 200 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

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Kids just wanna have fun…great kick off to the meet with the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash relays (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

Olympian powers unite (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Olympian powers unite (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

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Michael McBroom with a some race liquid protein (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Olympic Champion and NBC Broadcast announcer Rowdy Gaines ready for finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Lots of great coaches on deck including Todd Schmitz and Greg Troy (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Coach Sergio Lopez leading a force Bolle’s Sharks in the water (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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It’s unusually cold in Orlando for the meet but Olympian Micah Lawrence is ready (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Katinka Hosszu was regular on the post race interview platform on day one (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Lots of “Stars” on deck (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Olympic Champion Tyler Clary helps his teammate during the USA Swimming Foundation “Make a Splash” relay race

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Clare Donahue and her teammate are ready (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Canada’s open water star Eric Hedlin is here with his Canadian teammates who have just wrapped up a Florida training camp (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Olympic bronze medalist and Arena athlete Caitlin Leverenz is stoked on the new Powerskin Carbon

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Arianna Vanderpool-Walace swimming fast and smiling big (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Michael Weiss ready for some fast swimming (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Tech suits aren’t the most comfortable for warm down so having the Jolyn suit ready is key (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Caitlin Leverenz and Katinka Hosszu square off in the 400IM finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Peruvian swimmers ready and having fun (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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that’s right – shaka SwimSwam (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Laura Sogar another one of the Arena athletes fired up on the new Powerskin Carbon (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Germany’s Yannick Lebherz was top in the 200 free with a 1:50.27 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

 

 

 

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