Fran Crippen

What Was Written On The Board At FAST The Morning Fran Crippen Died

Read the message FAST coach Jon Urbanchek wrote on the board the morning he learned about Fran Crippen’s passing.

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Friday Marks the 10-Year Anniversary of the Death of Fran Crippen

As history rolls on and time slips away, the lessons of history become the legacy of a tragedy.


In Memory of Fran Crippen

Former open water elite Mark Warkentin remembers his complicated relationship with Fran, and how it evolved during, and then after, his own swimming career.


June’s Swim Meet of Champions Conditionally Rescheduled For August 13-16

The annual Mission Viejo meet will run less than two months after its originally scheduled date, pending permission from the State and the Health Department.


Haley Anderson Preoccupata Per Situazione Acque Libere Tokyo 2020

Haley Anderson ha recentemente affrontato il tema acque libere alle Olimpiadi di Tokyo e dice di essere preoccupata per la salute degli atleti

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Allison Schmitt Receives $12000 Grant Through Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation

4-time Olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt has become the 11th athlete to receive a grant through the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation.


USA Swimming’s Protest of Lilly King DQ Denied, Will Be Heard by Jury of Appeal

Olympian King was called for a “non-simultaneous touch” on her first turn and USA Swimming is going deep into the appeal process over it.


Fran Crippen – 7 Years Passed, a Legacy Grows

Monday, October 23rd, marks 7 years from the date when American open water swimmer Fran Crippen died in an open…


IMSHOF Announces 2018 Honorees

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame announces its 2018 honorees.

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Despite High Water Temperatures, Asian OWS Championships Marched On

By the time the 10k race was slated to kick-off in Malaysia this past weekend at the Asian Open Water Swimming Championships, the water had warmed to an alarmingly high temperature 31.9°C (89.42°F).


Adrian, Shields Shine On Night 2 of TYR Fran Crippen Meet Of Champions

Nathan Adrian posted a time of 48.74 to win the 100 free at the 2017 Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions in Irvine, CA.


Brinegar, Williams Highlight Night One At Swim Meet Of Champions

The TYR Swim Meet of Champions is named in honor of Fran Crippen.

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Hall Of Fame Coach Bill Rose Set To Retire December 2017

Long-time Mission Viejo Nadadores Head Coach Bill Rose has announced he will be retiring in December 2017.


2020 FINA SC World Championships Set To Be Outdoors In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Sports Council has just announced that the 2020 Short Course World Championships will be taking place outdoors.


Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #3 Allison Schmitt-Inspired Meme

#10 With around 1400 swimmers qualified and 245 days to go, the attention on the Olympic Trials is starting to…