Bobby Bollier & Michael Klueh – Dedicated to the Dream
The FCEF 2013 Work the Dream Grant recipients Bobby Bollier and Michael Klueh talk to USA Swimming’s Mike Gustafson about The Dream. Read about their dedication to sport and how they pay it forward. Bobby Bollier in action. Michael Klueh finishing a race.ViewDetails
Visit broadstreet.francrippen.org to register as a runner for Team Fran!
Were you accepted into the 2013 Broad Street Run? If so, now is the time to sign up to run with Team Fran! Last year, we raised over $17,000 that went directly towards supporting athletes who are Working the Dream. This year our goal is to raise $20,000 and we need you to join us! [...]ViewDetails
Team Fran Going Big on Broad Street!
Whether you ran with us last year or not, we wanted you to know that Team Fran plans to take on Philadelphia’s Broad Street Run May 5, 2013! The Blue Cross Broad Street Run course is a 10-mile point-to-point course, named one of the fastest 10-mile courses in the country by Runner’s World. Last year, we raised over [...]ViewDetails
Ashley Twichell Talks Open Water Safety
Ashley Twichell gives her opinion on FINA OWS Temperature Rules US National Champion and 2012 Work the Dream Recipient Ashley Twichell talks about her real life experiences in open water and how she has seen and felt the effects of warm temperatures on performance and safety. Thank you to The Daily News of Open Water [...]ViewDetails
The Longest Swim
“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.” Henry David Thoreau The countdown is on! Tomorrow, American Haley Anderson takes to the waters of the “Serpentine” in London’s West Hyde Park followed by Alex Meyer on Friday. As many have read or heard, Alex and [...]ViewDetails
Maddy Crippen on 20 Question Tuesday
Check out Maddy’s answers to USA Swimming’s 20 Question Tuesday. She talks about the super stars from London and the 2012 ambassadors of the “Work the Dream” grant – Ashley Twitchell and Matt McLean. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&ItemId=4644&mid=12660ViewDetails
Countdown to the 10 K – We Remember Fran
On Friday, August 10th, the 10 K Open Water event will take place in London. It is the sport of swimming in its most raw and natural form and Fran Crippen loved it and the community it created. As American’s Alex Meyer and Haley Anderson take to the “Serpentine” in west London’s Hyde Park, the Team at [...]ViewDetails
Matt McLean, We Are SO PROUD of You!
Everyone back in the States was cheering for this big guy when he dove in the water during the London Olympics for the 4×200 Freestyle Relay. Matt McLean, a 2012 FCEF “Work the Dream” athletes, earned a Gold medal for his performance as member of the 4×200 relay team. He is a guy who represents [...]ViewDetails
Watch feature on Alex Meyer, premiering Tuesday 9pm ET on NBC Sports Network
Check out Fran’s close friend, huge FCEF supporter, and all around GREAT guy – Alex Meyer – featured on NBC Sports Network tonight at 9 AM EST. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/olympics/2012/writers/sarah_kwak/07/23/alex-meyer-fran-crippen-2012-olympics-open-water-swimming/index.html#ixzz21Z9I2UM1ViewDetails
#FCLove in LondonViewDetails
Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation WorktheDream
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