The 15 Best Photos Of Team USA Summer Athletes In 2015

Dec. 28, 2015, 5:34 p.m. (ET)

Whether on a track, in a pool or flying through the air, Team USA athletes accomplished some amazing feats in 2015. Equally as amazing are the jaw-dropping photos that captured them. Relive some of these moments with 15 of the best summer sport photos of the year.

1) Alise Post @ UCI BMX Supercross World Cup
Alise Post (R), Caroline Buchanan and Lauren Reynolds both of Australia and Elke Vanhoof of Belgium compete in the women's elite UCI BMX Supercross World Cup held at Papendal Outdoor Olympic Training Centre on May 10, 2015 in Arnhem, Netherlands.

2) Jordan Burroughs @ Salsa In The Square
Jordan Burroughs (red) wrestles against Luis Martinez of Cuba during their men's freestyle 163 lb. Salsa in the Square wrestling match at Times Square on May 21, 2015 in New York City.

3) Gwen Jorgensen @ ITU World Triathlon London
Gwen Jorgensen competes during the Threadneedle World Triathlon London race on May 31, 2015 in London.

4) USWNT @ FIFA Women's World Cup
Goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori of Japan is unable to save a shot by Carli Lloyd in the first half in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

5) Samantha Bromberg @ Toronto Pan American Games
Samantha Bromberg dives during the women's 10-meter platform semifinals at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on July 10, 2015 in Toronto.

6) Khatuna Lorig @ Toronto Pan American Games
Khatuna Lorig shoots an arrow during the women's archery team competition for the bronze medal against Venezuela at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto on July 17, 2015.

7) Jeff Henderson @ Toronto Pan American Games
Jeff Henderson competes in the men's long jump final at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on July 22, 2015 in Toronto.

8) Aries Merritt @ IAAF Diamond League
Aries Merritt (C), Orlando Ortega of Cuba (L) and Lawrence Clarke of Great Britain compete in the men's 110-meter at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 24, 2015 in London.

9) David Boudia & Steele Johnson @ FINA World Championships
David Boudia and Steele Johnson compete in the men's 10-meter platform synchronized diving final at the 16th FINA World Championships at the Aquatics Palace on July 26, 2015 in Kazan, Russia.

10) Katie Ledecky @ FINA World Championships
Katie Ledecky (top) competes in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle at the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on Aug. 3, 2015 in Kazan, Russia.

11) Michael Phelps @ Phillips 66 National Championships
Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200-meter IM final during the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships at the Northside Swim Center on Aug. 9, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.

12) Taylor Phinney @ UCI Road World Championships
Taylor Phinney leads the BMC Racing Team on their way to winning the men's team time trial at the UCI Road World Championships on Sept. 20, 2015 in Richmond, Va.

13) Sam Kendricks @ IAAF World Championships
Sam Kendricks competes in the men's pole vault at the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Beijing National Stadium on Aug. 22, 2015 in Beijing.

14) Casey Patterson @ FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open
Casey Patterson spikes the ball during the FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open at Camarones Beach on Oct. 7, 2015 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

15) Simone Biles @ FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Simone Biles competes on the balance beam during the individual all-around final on day seven of the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships at The SSE Hydro on Oct. 29, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.