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  1. Family of drowned swimmer Fran Crippen weighs legal action

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Attorneys for the parents of elite open-water swimmer Fran Crippen, who drowned two years ago during a race in the United Arab Emirates, are weighing legal action against the sport's international and national governing bodies.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Crippen family's ties to swimming will co...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    This is the fifth straight time the Crippen family has made their way to the swimming trials. It may almost certainly be the last. But that doesn't mean their ties to the sport will go away -- they have a few powerful reasons to stay involved.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  3. One year after Fran Crippen's death, fight for change continues

    Bonnie D. Ford

    One year after Fran Crippen's death, his family and friends, and those within the sport of open-water swimming, are still striving for change.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  4. FINA's lack of cooperation in Fran Crippen investigation leaves m...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    While FINA has moved to better protect open-water swimmers with more stringent rules, the organization is still far from explaining itself when it comes to Fran Crippen's death.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  5. In wake of Fran Crippen's death, officials delay start of open wa...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Swimming officials have postponed the start of 10-kilometer open water World Cup competition until an internal investigation of American Fran Crippen's death is complete. The status of the event in the United Arab Emirates where he died is now in limbo.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  6. Almost a month after Fran Crippen's death, there are emphatic cal...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It has been almost a month since Fran Crippen drowned in an open water race in the United Arab Emirates, and evidence is mounting that change is desperately needed.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2010
  7. Ex-WADA chief Dick Pound to lead USA Swimming probe of Fran Cripp...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Former World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound has been appointed to lead a commission established by USA Swimming to investigate open-water swimmer Fran Crippen's death in a race last month.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  8. Fran Crippen's loved ones fight through pain and controversy, but...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    As Fran Crippen's friends and loved ones fight through the considerable pain and controversy surrounding the swimmer's death, they are also remembering the man they lost.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2010