Yesterday at the Olympics, Ryan Lochte won gold in the 400 meter individual medley, a race, I'm told by people who swam in high school, that's really hard. Hard like Ryan Lochte's body or his steely blue eyes. Help our newest American hero celebrate his win by telling him how good he looks in each and every one of these pictures.

Ryan Lochte gives a thumbs up after swimming in the men's 200-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)