Check out our new site at

Teresa Crippen

From Openwaterpedia
Revision as of 23:45, 10 April 2014 by Admin (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Teresa Crippen (born 12 April 1990 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is an American competitive swimmer who was a Pan American Games gold medalist and a Germantown Academy graduate in 2008. She swam at the University of Florida under coach Gregg Troy from 2009 to 2012. During her four-year college career, she won two individual Southeastern Conference championships in the 400-yard individual medley (2010) and the 200-yard backstroke (2011). She earned a total of seventeen All-American honors, including six as a senior in 2012.

At the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Crippen won the gold medal in the 200-meter backstroke and the silver in the 400-meter individual medley. She also won a gold by swimming in the prelims of the 4x200-meter freestyle relay. Crippen also won the silver medal at the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships in the 200-meter butterfly and is the host of the open water swimming clinic at the annual Open Water Swimming Festival in Florida.

She is the younger sister of Fran Crippen.

External links