U.S. Worlds Team Training Camp Travelogue Photo Vault

Team USA team building, playing legos

Team USA team building, playing legos

What do you do when you’re tapering, whether you are an age grouper, masters swimmer or US National Team member? You play…maybe too much with all of your building energy; blow bubble rings, slide on waterslides, etc. 

Michael Klueh, Connor Jaeger & Coach Mike Bottom

Michael Klueh, Connor Jaeger & Coach Mike Bottom at the 2013 US Worlds Team Training Camp

Jessica Hardy, Blowing Bubble Rings

Jessica Hardy, Blowing Bubble Rings

Michael Klueh and Jimmy Feigen blowing bubble rings

Michael Klueh and Jimmy Feigen blowing bubble rings

Sight seeing

Sightseeing in Bilbao, Spain

Michael Klueh via Twitter, eating something. I don't know what.

Michael Klueh via Twitter, eating something. I don’t know what.

Conor Dwyer, poolside at the US Worlds Team training camp in Bilbao, Spain

Conor Dwyer, poolside at the US Worlds Team training camp in Bilbao, Spain

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Chloe Sutton, sightseeing

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Caitlin Leverenz, sightseeing (with an ice cream cone…I think?)

Tyler Clary via Twitter: "I can say with almost complete certainty that this is the biggest flower puppy you will ever see in…"

Tyler Clary via Twitter: “I can say with almost complete certainty that this is the biggest flower puppy you will ever see in…” (NOTE: Looks like Clary and Coach Mike Bottom in the far right corner of the frame.)

 PARTING SHOT FROM CONNOR JAEGER — TAKEN 4 MINUTES AGO:

Connor Jaeger via Twitter: "This has been our morning walk to the pool. Hey it's not so bad"

Connor Jaeger via Twitter: “This has been our morning walk to the pool. Hey it’s not so bad”

Follow the US World’s Team on Twitter. You follow the U.S. National Teamers in this Photo Vault here:

Chloe Sutton

Shannon Vreeland

Simone Manuel

Missy Franklin

Claire Donahue

Natalie Coughlin

Tyler Clary (#bestbrandedlogoforNATTEAMER)

Michael Klueh

Conor Dwyer

Katie Ledecky 

Jimmy Feigen

Connor Jaeger

Dana Vollmer

Coach Mike Bottom

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Philip Johnson

I love these in-the-moment photos that shows the other side of these swimmers! Just reminds us they are normal people like us.

bobo gigi

Who is the girl on the first picture with Chloe Sutton, Simone Manuel, Shannon Vreeland, Megan Romano, Missy Franklin and Claire Donahue?

shiki

Jordan Mattern?

bobo gigi
SwimDawgFan

Yes, it’s Jordan. Chloe did not list her on her tweet.

ERVINFORTHEWIN

Lovely to see them having fun , relaxing , being creative and most important building up strong team spirit ( many victories ( or best races ) in relays may depend on that factor !! ) .

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