The day that he graduated from the "Happy Hippos" to become an official swim team member.
Swimming in the big leagues now.
Otherwise known as the "6 and unders."
And this week he had his first real swim meet.
And his coaches worked him ragged...
"Alex get off the wall."
"Alex, off the lane line."
Starting off with a healthy dose of carbs.
(I've since learned that it is ridiculously hard to simultaneously enjoy the moment while taping the moment...)
After his highlight-reel worthy performance, he was greeted by throngs of fans..
And of course...