Below the surface in Austin Underwater Swimming Photo Vault #4

There’s no doubt this past weekend was good for both swimmers and swimming fans. Top flight talent didn’t disappoint and all indications are lots of fast swimming is ahead in 2015 heading toward the world championship.  Sports photographer Mike Lewis was around all weekend shooting the action and on the final day he put his camera in the water and capture these amazing shots of the action.

Connor Jaeger underwater swimming

Connor Jaeger dominated from start to finish in the 1500 (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Andrew Seliskar underwater swimming

Andrew Seliskar out strong in the 200 fly (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

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Age groupers from Alamo Aquatics test the waters before the finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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warm up time at the University of Texas Aquatic Center (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Tyler Clary underwater swimming

Olympic Champion Tyler Clary warms up for finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)T

Michael Andrew underwater swimming

Michael Andrew swims a controlled first 50 on his way to the 100 breast title and NAG record (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Andrew Seliskar takes off in the men’s 200 IM final (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Katina Hosszu takes off on the fly in the 200 IM Finals (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Breeja Larson underwater swimming

Breeja Larson takes gold in the 100 breast (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Katie Ledecky Underwater swimming

Wow, wow, wow…Katie Ledecky narrowly misses her own World Record in the 800 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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GroGro
6 years ago

Love the composition of the Breeja Larson shot–unusual and fun.

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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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