US Masters Swimming Summer Nationals Photo Vault

Olympic swimming may be over, but that is by no means the end of the summer racing season.  This week the US Master Swimming Summer Nationals are keeping the action going in Portland at the Mt. Hood Community College swim complex.  There’s nothing quite like a masters swimming championships where young and old come together to race and celebrate the sport we all love.  As always, there’s a host of Olympians and notables from the past still putting together fast swims.  We’re fortunate to share these images from swimming photographer Mike Lewis who’s on hand for USMS documenting the event.

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: <a href="http://olavistaphotography.com" target="_blank">Mike Lewis</a> - Courtesy of <a href="http://usms.org" target="_blank">U.S. Masters Swimming</a>)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

95 year young Maureen Kornfeld following the 200 free 2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

Olympic Bronze medalist and 2x Olympian Rick Colella (65) sets a new masters world record in the 400 IM 2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships

2016 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championships (Photo: Mike Lewis – Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming)

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Neverwas

I feel bad for Mel. His article about Masters Swimming following the Olympics and Lochtegate has zero replies.

Here’s one (1) for you.

Although I must admit, I didn’t actually read the article.

swimrmom

Swimming is for life!!! Awesome pictures, and congratulations to all competitors!

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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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