Swimming is for life USMS Nationals Photo Vault

There’s a lot of fast swimming going on in San Antonio Texas this week at the  Nationwide USMS Spring Nationals.  Swim Photographer Mike Lewis is on hand to capture all the fun and excitement. This is undoubtedly one of the best (most fun) swim meets on the planet.  Young and old, fast and slow; it’s a true celebration of the life long passion our sport affords us. Here’s our USMS nationals photo vault.

Arnold Reardon off the blocks in the 50 free.  (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Arnold Reardon off the blocks in the 50 free. (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Matt Grever and Anne Dunivin (the oldest woman in the meet 98) shares some time with Olympic Champion Matt Grevers (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Matt Grever and Anne Dunivin (the oldest woman in the meet 98) shares some time with Olympic Champion Matt Grevers (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

(Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

(Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Jeff Commings setting the national record in the 100 IM (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Jeff Commings setting the national record in the 100 IM (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

NISD Aquatic Center in San Antonio stock (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

NISD Aquatic Center in San Antonio stock (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

USMS Executive Director (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

USMS Executive Director (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Anthony Ervin ready for the Olympic Club relay (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Anthony Ervin ready for the Olympic Club relay (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Annie Grevers takes the title in the 100 breast (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Annie Grevers takes the title in the 100 breast (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Anthony Ervin and Matt Grevers have a laugh before the 100IM (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Anthony Ervin and Matt Grevers have a laugh before the 100IM (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

breaking out breaststroke (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

breaking out breaststroke (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Olympian Rich Colella after his impressive 200 free (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Olympian Rich Colella after his impressive 200 free (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Masters world record holder Rich Abrahams, just turned 70, is off to crushing more national and world records (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Masters world record holder Rich Abrahams, just turned 70, is off to crushing more national and world records (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Trina Schaestz of Wisconsin Masters was #1 in the 40-44 women's 100 breast (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

Trina Schaetz of Wisconsin Masters was #1 in the 40-44 women’s 100 breast (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

warm up sprint lane (Photo: Mike Lewis - Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

warm up sprint lane (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

 

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Kirk Nelson

Incredible shots as always, Mike!

John

Thanks for sharing the great pics.

Dave Sims

Mike Lewis – you are the Michelangelo of swimming photography! Inventor + artist = genius

Thanks Dave, Kirk and John

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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