Posts Tagged ‘Open Water’

  • 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. […]

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  • WedMar 26

    Crippen Cup at Open Water Festival Offers $10,000 in Prize Purse!

      A new addition to Gulf Coast Swim Team’s annual Open Water Swimming Festival is the 10-kilometer Crippen Cup Open Water Marathon, which will be contested April 12 with a minimum $10,000 prize purse on the line. The inaugural Crippen Cup is expected to include swimmers from Brazil, Sweden, Russia, Canada, Germany and the U.S. […]

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  • WedMar 26

    Open Water Festival at Miromar Lakes!

    The Gulf Coast Swim Team is hosting the 2014 Open Water Festival on April 12th & 13th! The FCEF is excited to be a part of this great event. Check out www.openwaterfestival.org for more information! Special thanks to GCST and Jolyn Swimwear & Clothing Co. for the continued support of the FCEF! Sign up for […]

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  • ThuAug 09

    Go Haley!

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

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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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  • 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: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/olympics/2012/writers/sarah_kwak/07/23/alex-meyer-fran-crippen-2012-olympics-open-water-swimming/index.html#ixzz21Z9I2UM1

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