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 competition in June with fellow American Haley Anderson who qualified second. Ashley and Haley will compete in Portugal for one spot on the USA Olympic Team. For more information on the Open Water qualification process go here. Congratulations to all the women, and especially Ashley who continues to show us how to WORK THE DREAM!!!!! Watch Ashley post race interview here.