USA Nationals – One more look

2013 USA Swimming National Championships

Relaxed and Ready. Missy Franklin and Coach Todd Schmitz talk strategy before the prelims of the 100 back. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Longhorn Laura Sogar after the 50 breast.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Longhorn Laura Sogar after the 50 breast. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Looking down on the nat.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Looking down on the nat. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Tucson Ford's Ellyn Baumgardner.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Tucson Ford’s Ellyn Baumgardner. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Stay near the water. Rowdy Gaines hits the pool for a workout during the break.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Stay near the water. Rowdy Gaines hits the pool for a workout during the break. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

2013 USA Swimming National Championships

Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record holder Dana Vollmer is still on – she won the 100 fly in Indy. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Super fast. Nathan Adrian was numero uno in both the 50 and 100 free.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Super fast. Nathan Adrian was #1 in both the 50 and 100 free. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

One more swim.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

One more swim. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Jessica Hardy after the 50 breast.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Jessica Hardy after the 50 breast. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Ryan Lochte cooling down.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Ryan Lochte cooling down. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Let me get that. Ryan Lochte holds the door for his Gator teammates.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Let me get that. Ryan Lochte holds the door for his Gator teammates. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Janet Evans took time to talk to age groupers and masters swimmers.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Janet Evans took time to talk to age groupers and masters swimmers. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

put fun first. Cullen Jones, Missy Franklin and Coach Todd Schmitz keep it light before Missy's 100 back.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Put Fun First. Cullen Jones, Missy Franklin and Coach Todd Schmitz keep it light before Missy’s 100 back. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Class act. Breeja Larson heads to the blocks for the 100 breast prelims.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Class act. Breeja Larson heads to the blocks for the 100 breast prelims. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Of course Tom Shields wanted more out of his 100 fly, but there's no doubt he's going continue to make his mark on the world stage.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Of course Tom Shields wanted more out of his 100 fly, but there’s no doubt he’ll continue to make his mark on the world stage. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

He's Phelps Fast.  Justin Lynch broke Michael Phelps 15 -16 national age group record in the 100 fly.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

He’s Phelps Fast. Justin Lynch broke Michael Phelps 15 -16 national age group record in the 100 fly. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Ryan Lochte 2013 Men's 100 fly champion.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Ryan Lochte warming down  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

2013 USA Swimming National Championships

On the go. Olympic gold medalist and NBC swimming commentator Rowdy Gaines got in his own workout then off to work. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

2013 USA Swimming National Championships

keep on coming. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

North Coast Aquatics and USC's Kendall Stewart.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

North Coast Aquatics and USC’s Kendall Stewart. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Olympic champion Tyler Clary.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Olympic champion Tyler Clary. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

Olympic Champion Dana Vollmer.  (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Olympic Champion Dana Vollmer. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Mike Lewis is a contributor to SwimSwam and sport/action/event photographer based in San Diego. Contact Mike directly for more information about his work.

***Correction: When first posted photo caption of Ryan Lochte mistakenly referred to him as the 100m fly champion.  This distinction goes to Eugene Godsoe.

 

 

 

 

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aswimfan

Amazing photos!!!

jean Michel

Fantastic work !! love it dearly

bobo gigi

Best photo of these US championships is Cassidy Bayer after her first sub one minute in the 100 fly. Perhaps best swimswam photo ever.
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Mike Lewis is a freelance commercial, sport and lifestyle photographer based in San Diego.  Mike began making photos in the early 80’s and immersed himself in all aspects of the photographic arts.  Mike’s professional career in in photography began after 12 years working within the United States Olympic movement; he …

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