USA swimming’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ video goes viral

By now you’ve seen the video of the U.S. swim team’s spoof on Carly Rae Jepsen’s smash hit “Call Me Maybe.”

And even through like most Americans, you’re probably ready for the year’s most omnipresent pop song to just go away already, it’s hard not to crack a smile when you see some of the nation’s top medal hopefuls goofing it up in this lip-syncing showcase.

Watch closely and you’ll see Ryan Lochte practicing the same wink he flashed after he took gold in the 400 IM on Saturday night.


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Matt Brooks is the high school sports editor for The Washington Post. He's an Arlington native and longtime District resident and was previously a high school sports reporter, editor for several blogs and Early Lead contributor with The Post.

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Matt Brooks · July 29, 2012