Fran Crippen

Fran Crippen

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis "Fran" Crippen was an American long-distance swimmer. After being a pool swimmer for most of his career, Crippen made the transition to open water swimming in 2006 where he had tremendous success. In international competitions, Crippen won seven medals, five of which were in the open water and two in the pool. Crippen died during an open water swimming race in the United Arab Emirates. Crippen swam for the University of Virginia, where he was an 11-time All-American and two-time Atlantic Coast Conference swimmer of the year. He earned a bronze medal as a member of team USA at the 2001 Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia. At the 2003 Pan American Games, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, he won two individual silver medals in the 400 and 1500 m freestyleshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • French
  • 6133996900
  • 9786133996908