Trawling Twitter for the Vibe of Omaha – in Pictures

Swimfans are arriving in Omaha in droves and taking over, and Omaha has welcomed them with open arms. In case you can’t spend all day on Twitter, we’ve done it for you and pulled out the best pictures from the past few days. Also a few bonus shots from legendary swim photographer Tim Binning, including the picture above.

This shot, from @USA_Swimming, shows the new bikes that BMW donated to the Omaha police force for trials

This shot, from @USA_Swimming, shows the new bikes that BMW donated to the Omaha police force for trials

A worker at the CenturyLink Center makes final preparations for the spectacular light shows that will adorn the races at Trials (another shot from Tim Binning of TheSwimPictures.com)

A worker at the CenturyLink Center makes final preparations for the spectacular light shows that will adorn the races at Trials (another shot from Tim Binning of TheSwimPictures.com)

The Arizona swimmers aren't the only Wildcats in Omaha - the school's baseball team is playing in the College World Series this week, seen here with Cal strength coach Nick Folker.

The Arizona swimmers aren’t the only Wildcats in Omaha – the school’s baseball team is playing in the College World Series this week, seen here with Cal strength coach Nick Folker.

This shot from Tim Binning (of TheSwimPictures.com) shows more homages to the Olympic Games in Omaha. Small tripping hazards in the CenturyLink Center are marked with "MIND THE GAP"

This shot from Tim Binning (of TheSwimPictures.com) shows more homages to the Olympic Games in Omaha. Small tripping hazards in the CenturyLink Center are marked with “MIND THE GAP”, which is the term used to mark spaces between subway trains and platforms in downtown London

The US Gymnastics Trials were held earlier in the month, but Cal swimmers Dana Vollmer and Catherine Breed are still ready with some impressive handstands (@DanaVollmer) (@Cat_322)

The US Gymnastics Trials are halfway across the country in San Jose, but Cal swimmers Dana Vollmer and Catherine Breed are still ready in Omaha with some impressive handstands (@DanaVollmer) (@Cat_322)

The Kentucky Wildcats are bringing a little bit of their Lexington charm to Omaha, and have already submitted their entry for "best dressed". @UKSwim_Dive

The Kentucky Wildcats are bringing a little bit of their Lexington charm to Omaha, and have already submitted their entry for “best dressed”. @UKSwim_Dive

@Nick_Thoman and @NickBrunelli From SwimMAC rocking some serious playoff beards before shaving down later this week.

@Nick_Thoman and @NickBrunelli From SwimMAC rocking some serious playoff beards before shaving down later this week.

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junker23

How ’bout Nathan Adrian’s giant head adorning a door? (Looks like some hefty photoshopping slimmed the torso down or something. Kinda giraffe-looking.) Via.

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