Jason Lezak

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Team Dynamics: Teammates in Practice, But Opponents In The Meet

As the stakes get higher, it becomes harder to accept that the best you had was not enough to win. It is difficult to look up at your teammate, ahead of you on the podium, because you wanted to be where they are so badly. At the same time, you are proud of how well your teammate swam. (Photo Credit: Janna Schulze, swimswam.com)

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Jason Lezak Back in the Pool for Anchor Leg at U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals during Gold Medal Delivery

In addition to swimming the relay and the Gold Medal Delivery, Lezak will judge a special “Lezak Catchphrase/Internet Meme Contest,” taking place over the next three weeks through July 10, in which the winner with the best Lezak submission will win a $100 SwimOutlet.com gift card, a USMS-branded baseball cap, a two-year USMS membership, and other goodies.

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Jason Lezak Gold Medal Delivery Photo Vault

“Olympians Emily Sliver and Jason Lezak, on a SwimOutlet Gold Medal Delivery, stop off to swim in a “surprise” USMS Spring Nationals Relay.”

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Transformation and Michael Phelps

“Michael Phelps entered the world stage in swimming quietly in 2000 when he earned a position on the US Olympic Team. In Sydney, he and his 17-year old roommate, Aaron Peirsol watched, listened, learned and quietly began planning their return four years later.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Stories from the Pool, Jason Lezak, Part Two

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Stories from the Pool: Jason Lezak Teaser

Watch the world premiere documentary film here on SwimSwam at 4pm ET!  “Stories from the Pool: Jason Lezak Part One” …

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Coach Todd Schmitz Photo Vault, Behind the Scenes at the London Olympics

The 2012 US Olympic Swimming Team gets ready for the team photo. (Photo Credit: Coach Todd Schmitz)

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Olympian and Athletic Foodie Garrett Weber-Gale to Compete at Maccabiah Games

“I plan on swimming fast in Israel,” said Weber-Gale. “I am excited to finally get an opportunity to see Israel and the holy land of the Jewish People.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Lessons from Legends: Under The Shade of a Freeway

“People say they love the music they grow up with, especially through their transitional years of high school and college.”

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Open Turn: 2016 Trials, Lezak’s Olympic Moment, and Missy’s High School Career

Garrett and Braden discuss the best city to host the 2016 Olympic Trials, Jason Lezak’s greatest Olympic moment, and whether or not Missy Franklin should be swimming for her High School. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Jason Lezak Decides to Retire at 37; Will Be Remembered for “The Anchor”

American Jason Lezak, who is nothing short of a swimming-hero, has made his retirement official at 37-years old. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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The Jason Lezak Swimming Photo Vault

Jason Lezak, the man with the greatest performance in swimming history, the 2008 Olympic Games 4×100 freestyle relay anchor leg. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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