WATER CUBE (Courtesy of Getty Images and Tony Young)

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2008 PARALYMPIC GAMES

Jessica Long on the medal stand after winning gold in the S8 100 fly. Erin Popovich celebrates her win in the SM7 200m IM. Rudy Garcia-Tolson gets ready for the finals of the SM7 200m IM. Rudy Garcia-Tolson en route to gold in the SM7 200m IM.
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TEAM USA'S POST-OLYMPIC APPEARANCES

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9th FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Courtesy of Getty Images)

Randall Bal receives his award for the 100m backstroke. Jessica Hardy scores gold and breaks the world record in the 50m breast. Larsen Jensen swims a portion of the 800m free relay. Rachel Komisarz competes in the preliminary session of the 50m fly
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SHORT COURSE WORLDS (Courtesy of Carrie Ellis)

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2008 GOLDEN GOGGLES RED CARPET (Photos by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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2008 GOLDEN GOGGLE AWARDS (Photos by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: BEST PHOTOS OF 2008 (By Al Bello and Donald Miralle)

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2008

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2008

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS MARCH - APRIL 2008

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SPLASH ONLINE EXTRA: YOUR PHOTOS JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2008

"Do it right, so they can follow,"  by Caryn Pearson. Coach Kristen Lochte, of Daytona Beach Speed Swimming, is pictured here coaching two of her swimmers: Emily G. and Robyn V. By Nikki Parenti A picture of our swim coach after the high school championships, when the athletes "adorned" the coach with all their medals. By Marty Mattox. This is a photo I took of my daughter and her coach after she received her first state medal at her first state swim meet at the IUPUI Natatorium. By Barb Johnson.
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2008 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GRAND PRIX (Getty Images - Robert Laberge)

Michael Phelps looks on before his event Caitlin Leverenz brings home the 200 IM 2004 Olympian Carly Piper en route to winning the 1650 Davis Tarwater flies
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STANFORD GRAND PRIX (Courtesy of Dobson Images)

Dana Kirk is all smiles. Dana Vollmer prepares for the meet with a little hair fix. Elaine Breeden kicks it home on the breaststroke leg of the IM. Jason Lezak is the look of concentration heading to the blocks.
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