Posts Tagged ‘USA Swimming’

  • 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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  • TueSep 24

    Team Fran Runs Halloween Half Marathon in Dana Point!

    Work up an appetite for Halloween candy and join Team Fran as we run to support our Olympic Hopefuls! Visit http://friendraising.towercare.com/Markslist/site/displaySite.do?siteIdCode=6C0F0RNY to register as a runner for Team Fran! Each year, Team Fran gets together around the country to celebrate and raise money to support athletes who are Working the Dream. This is our first […]

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  • ThuFeb 28

    Bobby Bollier & Michael Klueh – Dedicated to the Dream

    The FCEF 2013 Work the Dream Grant recipients Bobby Bollier and Michael Klueh talk to USA Swimming’s Mike Gustafson about The Dream. Read about their dedication to sport and how they pay it forward. Bobby Bollier in action. Michael Klueh finishing a race.

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  • TueFeb 19

    TEAM FRAN runs the Halloween Half Marathon in Dana Point!

    Work up an appetite for Halloween candy and join Team Fran as we run the Halloween Half Marathon and 5K/10K & 1Kids Run in Dana Point!  Visit https://qa.friendraising.towercare.com/Markslist/site/displaySite.do?siteIdCode=CK1X57LT   to register as a runner for Team Fran! Each year, Team Fran gets together around the country to celebrate and raise money to support athletes who are […]

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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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  • TueNov 20

    FCEF at Golden Goggles

    Last night USA Swimming held their annual celebration of the best and brightest athletes – The Golden Goggles. The night proved to be an inspirational showcase of motivational stories about Olympians working their dream. Our very own Teresa Crippen was nominated for the Athlete Humanitarian Award for her work with the FCEF. Congratulations to Teresa, the athletes and their […]

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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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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