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Go Swim Open Water with Fran Crippen


  • http://FranCrippen.org
  • Francis Crippen, a long distance swimmer from the United States of America United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States passed away during the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup race that took place in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates (also known as UAE) Flag of the United Arab Emirates on Saturday 23 October 2010.
  • wikipedia:Fran_Crippen
  • American swimmer and champion who died in an open water swim race in 2010 hosted in hot weather in the United Arab Emirates (also known as UAE) Flag of the United Arab Emirates.
Fran Crippen



  • Notes about Fran Crippen's death from ASCA's main page, harvested on Nov 30, 2010
  • In order to better understand the circumstances surrounding the tragic accident, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) appointed a Task Force to address all the issues related to the death of open water swimmer Francis Crippen.

- Intro - Part 1 - Task Force - Part 2 - Rules - Part 3 - Venue - Part 4 - Climate - Part 5 - Safety - Part 6 - Event - Part 7 - Francis Crippen - Part 8 - Conclusion & Recommendations