December 13, 2019
Fran Crippen Bio and Early Career
Francis “Fran” Crippen, born April 1984 in Bryn Mawr, PA to Pete and Pat Crippen was an American long-distance freestyler. Coming from a swimming family, Fran started his career from a young age at Germantown Academy, swimming for Richard “Dick” Shoulberg, graduating in 2002. Fran would go on to compete in the NCAA at the University of Virginia becoming an 11-time All American and 2-time ACC Swimmer of the Year. In his time with Germantown and Virgina he would go on to represent the US at the Goodwill Games where he would earn a Bronze Medal.
In support of this tribute and presentation, we are asking for contributions of any size.
While supplies last, BAC Baseball Caps are available for anyone making a donation of $25.00 or greater. Please see Tristan at BAC to make a contribution. Please make checks payable to BAC (or cash).