SwimOutlet.com's Top 10 Viral Swimming Videos of 2012
We made a list and checked it twice. With the end of the year upon us, we thought we’d look back on some of the best viral videos from 2012. Enjoy some laughs and Happy New Year from SwimOutlet.com
#10 - Elon Swim Club goes Gangnam Style
It’s the biggest video phenomenon of all time, here’s the swimming version!
#9 - Tony Azevedo's Lamborghini Trick Shot Video
See U.S.A. Water Polo star Tony Azevedo pull off quite an unbelievable trick shot during a kids clinic in California.
#8 - Breaking the Ice
A man cannonballs into a frozen pool. Watch it and wince!
#7 - Matt Grevers' On Deck Proposal
How about this for catching your girlfriend by surprise! Great work from Olympic champion Matt Grevers.
#6 - The Meaning of Jeah!
Ryan Lochte takes us through the various interpretations and meanings of his own addition to Webster’s Dictionary: “JEAH”
#5 - Incredible Swimming Babies
These 9-month old babies became an Internet phenomenon this fall for their impressive backstroke. Check it out!
#4 - America Meets Missy Franklin
Our #4 Swimming Viral Video of the 2012 is not an award for a video but for a fantastic new personality in our sport that is everything right about swim stars; Missy Franklin is intelligent, funny, modest, down-to-earth, caring – and a sports star! Here’s to watching Missy in and out of the pool for many years to come!
#3 - Chad Le Clos defeats Michael Phelps
Chad Le Clos defeating Michael Phelps in the 200m Butterfly in London was one of the greatest swim races of all-time but it was Le Clos’ father who provided one of the most memorable interviews of all-time. It’s simply “Unbelievable!”
#2 - Michael Phelps’ Historic Moment
It’s not necessarily a famous viral video but this moment itself is worth relieving in this raw form as the greatest champion in Olympic history – in any sport – gets his 22nd Olympic medal in London
#1 - The #1 hit in our Top 10 Swimming Viral Videos of the Year is.... drum roll please... just another excuse for us to sing along to Carly Rae Jepsen!
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