US Olympic Team, Call Me Maybe Video

  67 Garrett McCaffrey | July 26th, 2012 | Featured, London 2012 Olympics, News

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3 years 10 months ago

This is just the greatest. No question about it.

cetin
3 years 10 months ago

and who is at 0.26??

Alice
3 years 10 months ago

Cammile Adams

3 years 10 months ago

Hilarious! They sure know how to relax before Olympics.

Skylar
3 years 10 months ago

I’m waiting for the day I get sick of this song. Today is not that day.

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

That. Was. Amazing. I also thought I’d get sick of this song, but no way now!

Teresa
3 years 10 months ago

I hate the song but that was awesome!

3 years 10 months ago

HATED this song before this video. Last age group meet I was at, they played it about 10 times. After seeing this video, still can’t stand the song but the video certainly made me laugh and no longer hate it. Love how they are all getting involved and shows they are really starting to gel as a team.

Yung Vesuvius
3 years 10 months ago

Being a swimmer myself just really shows how relaxing and fun this had to have been!

CB
3 years 10 months ago

This just made my day.

rjcid
3 years 10 months ago

After watching this, I am convinced Missy Franklin has a future in television. Oh and that swimming thing she does aint too shabby either.

ALL HAIL KING MAGNUSSEN
3 years 10 months ago

She definitely has the Phelps Cro-Magnon jaw thing going on.

Xena
3 years 10 months ago

You definitely have the Cro-Magnon brain thing going on.

anotherswimfan
3 years 10 months ago

Burn!! XD

3 years 10 months ago

The song sucks, but the video was funny.

mike
3 years 10 months ago

Adorable. Great to see those folks relaxing before such a big event!

3 years 10 months ago

Awesome!!!!! Enjoy guys as we enjoy all of u!!! What a great team spirit!!!!

Prairie
3 years 10 months ago

Hilarious

drdov
3 years 10 months ago

0:38 who’s that?

Keith
3 years 10 months ago

Lauren Perdue

Jake
3 years 10 months ago

Who is that next to her, with the short hair?

joeb
3 years 10 months ago

Chloe and Caitlin?

3 years 10 months ago

…this is going viral.

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

on the slide?

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

Who’s** on the slide?

alanaaubin
3 years 10 months ago

I think it’s Shanteau on the slide.

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

I think it is too, after further viewing… haha

Chupi130
3 years 10 months ago

You’ve gotta have fun to swim fast! Go Team USA! 🙂 Love the video

Kasside
3 years 10 months ago

Was that Phelps at the beginning? 😀

aswimfan
3 years 10 months ago

Awesome!
Great to see they are having so much fun!
And Missy is a much better dancer than Nathalie ‘Dancing with The Stars” coughlin.

aswimfan
3 years 10 months ago

And male swimmers definitely do not make great dancers!
🙂

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

Except Brendan!

3 years 10 months ago

Awesome

3 years 10 months ago

Funny

DanJohnRob
3 years 10 months ago

Thank you Caitlin, Kathleen and the gang! I already loved that song, now it’s going to be an all-time favorite. It makes me so happy to see all these happy, healthy, young people enjoying the incredible journey their lives are taking. Go USA!

Ellen
3 years 10 months ago

I don’t like the song one bit, but I LOVE this video! What fun the USA Swim Team is having doing this bit! They are going to swim lights out in London. They are ready to ROCK the house! GO USA SWIM TEAM! P.S. Love the bit where Ryan throws a kiss. *thud*

Tracy
3 years 10 months ago

This video is awesome, what a great way to count down to the Olympics.

Kimmie
3 years 10 months ago

Who is at 2:59 dancing in the hallway?

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

I was wondering the same thing? And who is on the slide?!?

Precious
3 years 10 months ago

I think that’s Grevers

Ravenator
3 years 10 months ago

I miss swimming…

Philip Johnson
3 years 10 months ago

lol at Jimmy Feigen & was that Hansen?

3 years 10 months ago

Love how the teams are having fun – this is so cute!

adam
3 years 10 months ago

Funny, but nothing comparing to Splash on ’em:D

For folks that haven’t seen that:

Karen_Mizzou
3 years 10 months ago

That “Splash On Em” video was SO FUNNY!

junker23
3 years 10 months ago

Well, when the team fails to meet expectations, we will know why. LESS VIDEOS, MORE PRACTICING. THE CHINESE AIN’T NEVER EVEN HEARD THIS SONG, LET ALONE MADE SOME CUTESY VIDEOS.

mike
3 years 10 months ago

To quote John McEnroe: You cannot be serious! If the Chinese outswim us because they have faceless nameless automotons who have no fun, then fine. I much prefer our approach.

Shawn
3 years 10 months ago

I guess they should have built an endless pool in the plane and team bus to practice while traveling.

Etienne
3 years 10 months ago

Plant humor, add water buddy. It’s all in fun.

aswimfan
3 years 10 months ago

Junker23,

You are wrong. This kind of bonding activity is what made USA always rose and outperformed in previous Olympics.

swamcoach
3 years 10 months ago

JUNKER23, are you a sad depressed person? Maybe you need to call me maybe?
Smile once in a while!!!

3 years 10 months ago

Guys, I’m 99.5% certain he was joking. Junker’s comments are usually tongue-in-cheek.

junker23
3 years 10 months ago

Yuppers. I think it’s adorable.

And it just got teased in a commercial for the post-Opening Ceremony local news here in Boston, so it’s getting some solid non-internet publicity.

Danielle H.
3 years 10 months ago

Loved it! I didn’t think it was possible for me to be more excited about cheering on team USA!

SwimSam
3 years 10 months ago

The look on Hansen’s face as he is watching Fiegen is classic!

aswimfan
3 years 10 months ago

Yup!
And Feigen is such a big dork (and I am saying this not in negative way). Too funny.

Neptune
3 years 10 months ago

Way to funny. Good to see the other side of these athletes. Totally different perspective than seeing them at competition.

KYLE
3 years 10 months ago

Alright ill say it for all the guys who have watched this video. The laddies of Team USA are pretty good looking.

3 years 10 months ago

The lasses aren’t bad either.

Brian
3 years 10 months ago

Probably the best video made of this that I’ve seen. Definitely trumps the Harvard baseball team one.

aswimfan
3 years 10 months ago

That Harvard baseball parody is lame. I don’t understand how it gets 14millions+ views.
The olympics swimming team version is way more awesome, more funny!

ScubaSteve
3 years 10 months ago

Everyone’s focusing on the athletes- I think that Jon Urbanchek and Jack Roach may be the true highlights though. 2 most fun coaches on the pool deck for sure.

Royale w/Cheese
3 years 10 months ago

Enjoyed Rowdy and Dan Hicks as well…this is just great, makes me miss the team atmosphere of college swimming!

3 years 10 months ago

Holy shit, Braden!Almost a million of views!When i saw it was just two hundred something…Wow!

KK
3 years 10 months ago

Who is at 0:16 ??

RAPM
3 years 9 months ago

Someone should make a follow-up version with subtitles of the names of all the swimmers and the number of medals they won in London.

anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

Somehow twitter always leads me to swimswam…well, I wrote this up in my stickies a while ago when the video first came out because I was curious if everyone on the team made it. Yes probably could have been more productive with my time… oh well! Someone want to clean it up?

0:00 Coach Jack Roach, Ariana Kukors, Michael Phelps (left-right)
0:04 Caitlin Leverenz, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer, Andrew Gemmell (front-back)
0:07 Elizabeth Beisel
0:09 Kathleen Hersey, Jimmy Feigen
0:11 Alyssa Anderson, Cullen Jones, Kathleen Hersey
0:13 Anthony Ervin
0:14 Matt McLean
0:17 Eric Shanteau
0:19 Brendan Hansen
0:21 Kathleen Hersey
0:24 Missy Franklin
0:28 Cammile Adams (front), Caitlin Leverenz (back)
0:32 Chloe Sutton
0:34 Kathleen Hersey (?)
0:37 Lauren Perdue (front), Caitlin Leverenz (back)
0:45 Jimmy Feigen (left), Brendan Hansen (right)
0:53 ___ (dancing), Michael Phelps (sitting)
0:55 Jason Lezak
0:57 Alyssa Anderson
0:59 Natalie Coughlin
1:00 Ryan Lochte
1:04 Missy Franklin
1:13 Kathleen Hersey
1:21 Lauren Perdue
1:29 Natalie Coughlin
1:37 Missy Franklin (left), Kara Lynn Joyce (right)
1:45 Matt Grevers
1:47 Nathan Adrian
1:53 (Brendan Hansen?? Someone dancing again)
1:57 Women’s Team: (left side, front-back) Missy Franklin, Rachel Bootsma, Cammile Adams, Shannon Vreeland, Micah Lawrence, Allison Schmitt. (right side, back-front) Chloe Sutton, Kathleen Hersey, Alyssa Anderson, Breeja Larson, Katie Ledecky, Dana Vollmer, Lauren Perdue, Rebecca Soni (Can’t make out everyone…)
2:09 Eric Shanteau (?)
2:20 Tyler McGill
2:23 (not sure)
2:26 Rebecca Soni, Ricky Berens
2:31 Dana Vollmer
2:33 ______, Alyssa Anderson (?), Charlie Houchin (left-right)
2:39 Allison Schmitt, Elizabeth Beisel, Ariana Kukors (left-right)
2:40 Chloe Sutton, Cammile Adams, Lauren Perdue (front: left-right); Katie Ledecky, Breeja Larson, Rachel Bootsma (back: left-right)
2:45 ???????
2:49 _______, Conor Dwyer
2:52 Elizabeth Beisel (?), Charlie Houchin (?)
2:55 Women’s Team: Chloe Sutton, Claire Donahue, Micah Lawrence
2:56 LOL: Rowdy Gaines, Andrea Kramer, Dan Hicks
2:59 Matt Grevers
3:00 ???? Charlie Houchin??
3:02 (left-right) Rachel Bootsma, Katie Ledecky, Cammile Adams, Shannon Vreeland, Dana Vollmer, Breeja Larson, Chloe Sutton, Lauren Perdue
3:06 Coach Jon Urbanchek

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No one lives the sport of swimming like Garrett McCaffrey. A Division I swimmer who spent 4 years covering the sport as a journalist, now coaches club swimming and competes as a masters swimmer, Garrett truly lives the sport of swimming.After graduating from University of Missouri’s award winning journalism program …

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