Connor Jaeger, left, and Andrew Gemmell, right, were the two Olympians in the men’s 1500 at last year’s Olympic Games. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Mission Viejo’s Chloe Sutton knows how to nail her splits. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
After a tough finish in the 10km race, Andrew Gemmell was all smiles when he won the men’s 5km race and earned a spot for the World Championships. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
The boys from Capistrano Valley celebrate their boys’ Division 1 California Southern Section Championship. (Photo: Victoria Lepesant)
Eva Fabian (top) and Christine Jennings will be some of top open water swimmers at Lake Castaic – north of Los Angeles – May 17 to 19 for the 2013 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography
The depth and star-factor of the CIF Southern Sectionals championship weekend are unparalleled by any high school meet in the country. (Photo of Ella Eastin: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Nobody even sniffed Katie Ledecky in the 800 free as she closed the meet with a world-leading 8:20. (File Photo from Olympic Trials: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Ashley Twichell at the 2012 USA Swimming National Championships. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography
David Heron, left, poses with Tennessee assistant Tyler Fenwick while Fenwick was his coach at Mission Viejo.
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2012 Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson highlights the Open Water National Team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
A pair of Japan’s junior stars may be holding the best tapers ever, while back here in the states the missile is set to strike in Berkley this weekend.
Photo Credit: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography / follow @mike2swim
Team Santa Monica’s Jordan Wilimovsky was the lone individual medalist for the Americans in Canada (photo courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Allie Szekely was one of 3 Meet Record breakers in the first finals session of the 2012 Junior National Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)