Matt McLean Works the Dream in LONDON!!!!
The FCEF was so excited to watch our very own Work the Dream recipient, Matt McLean, swim to an Olympic berth at the US Olympic Trials in Omaha last month! As the countdown to London reaches one week, Matt will keep us updated as he travels from the US to the Olympic Village!ViewDetails
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 [...]ViewDetails
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. [...]ViewDetails
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 [...]ViewDetails
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 [...]ViewDetails
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 [...]ViewDetails
Matt McLean – Work the Dream Grant Awardee
Matt McLean, a native of Sterling, VA, had an outstanding collegiate career at the University of Virginia, and within the last year has proven to be one of the most talented middle distance swimmers on the international stage. During his time as a Cavalier, Matt was named the 2008 Freshman of the Year, 2008, 2009, [...]ViewDetails
2011-2012 Work the Dream Grant Awardees
The Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 1st Annual Work The Dream Grant! The Work the Dream Grant was established to provide financial aid to elite swimming athletes who share Fran’s passion and dedication to sport. The 2011-2012 male recipient is Matt McLean, and the female recipient is Ashley [...]ViewDetails
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