PHOTO VAULT: Day 1 Prelims at the 2014 Junior Nationals

Through the lens of the unparalleled Tim Binning, here’s some headline shots of the first prelims session at the 2014 U.S. Junior National Championships. Watch for more after finals tonight, where we’ll see the better reactions, the bigger splashes, and the faster dashes.

To see the full day 1 prelims recap, click here.

_Lee_Easop 14 Easop Lee Lee NBAC-TBX_7334-

Easop Lee took the 2nd seed in the girls’ 200 fly at just 14 years old. She’ll be next to Lauren Case of Chattahoochee Gold in finals.

_Okubo_Corey 18 Aquazot Corey Okubo Okubo-TBX_7848-

Aquazot’s Corey Okubo is the top seed in the boys’ 200 fly and the only swimmer under two minutes.

_Oh_Mathias 17 King Aquatic Club Mathias Oh Oh-TBX_7919-

KING’s Mathias Oh is the second seed in the boys’ 200 fly.

_Kropp_Peter 18 Canyons Aquatic Kropp Peter Kropp-TBX_8349-

Peter Kropp, of the famous breaststroking Kropp’s, is the top seed in the men’s 100 breaststroke.

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Not sure where else to post this… But I heard next summer juniors are in San Antonio??? Really?? Temperatures there at this time of year can get well over 110 and the pool is outside. Very poor decision.

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