2009 JUNIOR PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Amber McDermott, left, and Haley Anderson, center, won silver and gold in the women's 800m free. Blair Evans of Australia won bronze. The medalists in the women's 200m fly, from left to right (silver, gold, bronze): Amy Smith (AUS), Camille Adams (USA), Adrienne Bicek (USA) U.S. coach Jack Roach and 200m fly gold medalist Camille Adams.  Dagny Knutson and Andie Taylor at poolside before the medal ceremony of the 200m free.
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2009 NATIONAL YOUTH TEAM: VANCOUVER

Olivia Scott and Julia Kucherich talk during practice on the first day of the trip.  Coach Mark Minier talks to one of the Youth Team members before her race. The women's team try to take on the guys during a cheer competition on the first day.  Swimmers at the start of the 100m back prelims.
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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: 2009 PHOTOS OF THE YEAR

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: 2009 PHOTOS OF THE YEAR

Canada's Annamay Pierse after breaking the world record in the semifinals of the women's 200m breast at Worlds. Great accomplishment, flashy suit. (Photo by Quinn Rooney//Getty Images) A view at the start of one of the heats of the men's 100m back at Worlds in Rome. We liked the composition of the all these swimmers going off the blocks simultaneously. (Photo by Quinn Rooney//Getty Images) Great Britain's Hannah Miley swims in the heats of the 400m IM at Worlds. The outdoor setting in Rome lended itself to great color play in the underwater shots. (Photo by Clive Rose//Getty Images) Katie Hoff reacts to her sixth-place finish in the 400m free at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships in Indianapolis. The emotion depicted in this photo tells the whole story. (Photo by Ezra Shaw//Getty Images)
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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2009

This picture was taken at the San Diego-Imperial County Long Course JOs, Aug. 14, 2009, at the Coronado High School Pool (San Diego). The picture is a heat of the 13-14 Girl’s 200M free prelims. Photo by Christy Jordan (Mother of Ariel, Lane 4) Justin S., 15, of Olney, Md., and a member of the Flying Gulls looking for a win in the 100m Backstroke. Photo by Stu Strang Amber V., of the Fontana Aquatics Club, pushing for the finish at the Yucaipa Swim Team B/R/W Short Course Meet, Yucaipa, Calif. Photo by Mike Harriel  I was taking pictures at the Senior Champs swim meet in San Antonio, TX last spring. This photo is of a swimmer from the Nitro swim team during a 50 yard freestyle event. From a photographer's perspective, it's great to be on the pool deck level to take p
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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA-YOUR PHOTOS

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA-YOUR PHOTOS

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2009

Capri-Napoli 2009, a 36K accross the Mediterranean. Photo submitted by Lisa Broadfield.  Kelsey H., 13, of Mukilteo Washington, swims her favorite stroke for the South Snohomish County Dolphins at the 47th Annual Yakima YMCA Summer Invitational June 27-28. Photographer: Thad Hovis Catherine P. of Boise YMCA Swim Team starting the backstroke at a recent meet in Twin Falls, Idaho. Photo by Carlton Parker. Justin F., 12, of Queenstown, MD, swimming for the Naval Academy Aquatic Club, getting ready for the final of the men’s 11-12 50 fly at the NBAC Mid Summer Classic at Meadowbrook, MD, on July 12, 2009.
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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS JULY - AUGUST 2009

A picture of Ally Robertson a member of Extreme Aquatic Team in Edmond at a meet in Oklahoma. For the last home meet of the season, the kids all paint themselves in the team colors. My son didn't care for the paint, however. He wanted to focus more on his backstroke. I caught him just before the starter's gun. My favorite part of this picture thou This a picture of Ramsey Deaton, age 10, streamlining at her practice for the Elizabethtown Dolphin Swim Club, Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Photo by Thomas Deaton.  The photo is of Diego Rodriguez, 9, the COMETS team in Pembroke Pines during its second ever meeting on February 14, 2009. Photo by Daniel Rodriguez
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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS MAY - JUNE 2009

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS MARCH - APRIL 2009

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2009 OLYMPIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

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2009 NATIONAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP

National Teamers practice as the sun rises in Chula Vista Steam rises on a cool morning at Training Camp. National Team Head Coach Mark Schubert and Youth Team Head Coach Jack Roach talk shop. Athletes gather around coach Jon Urbanchek.
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