Gene Leahy Mall has been transformed into a prime viewing area for swim fans. No tickets? No problem. Plenty of outdoor seating and a giant screen means you won’t miss a single competition. Adding to the atmosphere Omaha is making a splash with 12 swimmers racing up the Gene Leahy Mall lagoon. Okay...not real swimmers, but 12 larger-than-life replicas of athletes competing for victory. This isn’t your grandma’s swim meet – this is totally out-of-the-pool and a must-see!
So who are these mystery swimmers? Browse below to get the scoop on the five athletes who posed for the project and will appear in the lagoon from June 23 - July 4. Also check out the behind-the-scenes photos and a video of the project coming to life.