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Many thanks to Lester Rich of the SwimTeamPic.com for these beautiful swimming photos. 

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Tea

Nice photos.

I especially like the second, with everyone on the wall looking away as someone does a hard flip turn. Not a photo you usually see, but an experience every competitive swimmer knows quite well…

Hey, Thanks for those comments. I was at practice trying out a new lens and the sun was coming in just right in relation to the pool. It always cracks me up how “swimmers” leap and turn to avoid getting the slightest splash on them. I have one of my son jumping in the air while holding the counter board to avoid a splash from the turn!

Thanks again for the feedback!

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