Archive for April 2012

  • FriApr 27

    CONGRATULATIONS ASHLEY!!!!

    2011-2012 Women’s Work the Dream Awardee Ashley Twichell took a commanding lead with one lap left in the Women’s 10K Open Water National Championships and NEVER looked back! She won the race against an impressive field of America’s most talented open water swimmers and is on her way to Portugal for the final Olympic qualifying […]

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  • ThuApr 26

    Coach Bill Rose Talks Passion for Sport

    Coach Bill Rose Q/A with FCEF The legendary Bill Rose, Coach of the Mission Viejo Natadores and 2008 US Olympic Team, sat down with FCEF last week to talk about the passion for sport found in elite athletes, how he motivates his swimmers, and what coaching Fran and Ashley has been like. Coach Rose is […]

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  • ThuApr 26

    Emily Brunemann Talks with FCEF

    Emily Brunemann Q/A with FCEF Fran’s long time training partner and fellow Open Water Allstar Emily Brunemann took a few minutes to talk with FCEF at the TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions. She gave us some great insight as to what it was like training with Fran and her plans during the lead […]

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  • SunApr 22

    Ashley Twichell Q/A with FCEF

    Ashley Twichell Q/A with FCEF 2011-2012 Women’s Work the Dream Awardee Ashley Twichell spent some time with FCEF at the 2012 TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions in Mission Viejo, CA. Ashley has a big week next week as she is a strong contender to win the US Open Water Nationals in Fort Myers, […]

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  • SunApr 22

    Matt McLean Q/A with FCEF

    Matt McLean Q/A with FCEF FCEF was lucky enough to catch up with Matt McLean at the 2012 TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions in Mission Viejo, California. Matt is our 2011-2012 Men’s Work the Dream Grant Awardee. Matt is training hard for 2012 Trials in the 200 and 400 free under Coach Jon […]

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  • SunApr 22

    TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions!

    The Mission Viejo Nadadores truly is a place where athletes go to WORK THE DREAM! From novice swimmers to Olympic hopefuls, the pool churns all day with people – young and old – committed to the sport of swimming, the community, and most importantly – each other. Fran traveled to Mission Viejo in the spring […]

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  • TueApr 17

    Happy Birthday to Fran!

    For those of you who knew Fran personally, you know he lived his life committed to three rules: 1. Work hard…all the time. 2. Dream big…all the time. 3. Have fun…all the time (and – whenever possible – do all three at once). So on his birthday we take time to remember his life, his […]

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  • TueApr 17

    Teresa Crippen: Ready for the Next Chapter

    Teresa Crippen – Working the Dream in and out of the pool! Check out her story here! She talks about swimming at Florida, for Team USA, her brother Fran and her next adventure!  

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  • MonApr 16

    CRIPPEN MILE

    The 2012 Fort Myers Open Water Festival The 2012 Open Water Festival will be a fun filled weekend and will attract high profile swimmers and their families from all around the country as well as the best age group swimmers in the state. Events will range from the National Champion 5&10K to a nice sunset […]

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