Posts Tagged ‘FCEF’

  • WedOct 22

    Remembering Fran

    As we approach the anniversary of Fran’s death, the Crippen Family and the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation are focused on celebrating Fran’s life. Since 2011, we have honored Fran’s spirit through our Work the Dream Grant, providing aspiring elite swimmers with financial resources to achieve their Olympic dreams. These grant awardees have turned out to be amazing […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • SunNov 25

    USA Gold Medalist Matt McLean talks about Work the Dream and the Road to London

    Matt McLean Explains How the Work the Dream Grant helped him make it to London US Olympic Gold Medalist & 2012 Work the Dream Recipient Matt McLean explains how the Work the Dream Grant made a difference on his Road to London and US Gold. Congratulations Matt!

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  • 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. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&ItemId=4644&mid=12660

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  • 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 […]

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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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  • MonFeb 27

    Team Fran Runs Broad Street

    On May 6th, 2012 Team Fran will take Broad Street to run 10 miles and celebrate the ability to Work the Dream!!  Team Fran is comprised of local heroes, athletes, hooligans, brothers, legends, moms, dads, sisters, and everyday Joes who have banded together to support the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation. All Team Fran members have […]

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  • WedNov 02

    Germantown Academy’s Arthur Frayler Speaks on Working the Dream!

    Arthur Frayler takes PanAm Gold  -AP Images Germantown Academy reigning Big Man on Campus speaks with USA Swimming’s Bob Schaller about growing up training with Fran and how it shaped his race to the gold medal in the 1500m at this year’s PanAm Games! Frayler is an up and coming star on the USA scene. He […]

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  • 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 […]

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