Posts Tagged ‘Alex Meyer’

  • MonOct 20

    Focus on safety in wake of ‘UAE Bid’

    Earlier this month, Bonnie Ford of ESPN reported on the UAE’s proposal to host an elite 10-kilometer open water race in 2015 . On Thursday, October 23rd, we will remember the fourth anniversary of the death of Fran Crippen during an elite 10-kilometer open water race in the same country that wants it back – the UAE. […]

  • SunApr 13

    Meyer and Twichell win Crippen Cup 10k Titles

    Alex Meyer and Ashley Twichell held off a tough field of world class competitors to win the Crippen Cup yesterday at Miromar Lakes! Congratulations to all the participants of the 2014 Open Water Festival and a special thank you to Gulf Coast Swim Team and the crew at Miromar Lakes for hosting such an amazing […]

  • SatFeb 22

    A Day in the Life of Alex Meyer – #WorkTheDream

    Vasa and SwimSwam put on a great piece about what a day in the life of Alex Meyer is like.  As you know Alex is one of our favorites and a great friend of Fran’s.  He is still training with Harvard, working his dream to 2016. Alex,  thanks for including us in your video and […]

  • ThuAug 09

    Go Haley!

    As we write this post, Haley Anderson is churning through the waters of London! Good Luck Haley! Go USA!  

  • WedAug 08

    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 […]

  • TueAug 07

    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.

  • TueAug 07

    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 […]

  • TueJul 24

    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:

  • SatOct 22

    The New York Times Writes About Alex Meyer Working the Dream!!

    You can read the article here: From Walden Pond to the Olympics, Swimmer Thrives in Open Water Fran greets Alex after his 1st 25K Victory in the 2010 World Open Water Championships. In a multiple page feature today, the New York Times writes about US Olympian Alex Meyer training for the 2012 Olympic Games. Alex […]