Posts Tagged ‘Ashley Twichell’

  • TueOct 21

    ‘Work the Dream’ Grant Success

    While this time of year brings reflection on the loss of Fran, it is also a time of hope for the FCEF. From September – November, we engage in the process of picking the recipient of the Work the Dream Grant. This was established in 2011 with the goal of offering financial support to one […]

  • 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 […]

  • WedNov 28

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • FriApr 27


    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • TueFeb 07

    Work the Dream Recipient Ashley Twichell Talks with FCEF!

    Ashley Twichell Talks with FCEF 2011 Women’s Work the Dream Grant Recipient talks with the FCEF at 2011 Golden Goggles.  FCEF apologies for the poor lighting!! It was the brightest spot in the auditorium! Ashley is currently on track for a strong showing at the 2012 Olympic Trials in both the pool and open water.  […]

  • MonOct 10

    Ashley Twichell – 2011 Work the Dream Grant Awardee

    Ashley Twichell, a Duke University graduate, is an elite swimmer currently competing on the US National Team. During her career at Duke University, Ashley Twichell was a two-time ACC Champion and a three-time NCAA All-American in the 1650 freestyle. Following graduation, Twitchell moved to California to train with Coach Bill Rose and the prestigious Misson […]