Peirsol on Crippen, open water and retirement


ESPN caught up with now retired Olympian Aaron Peirsol, at the 10K Crippen SafeSwim in Fort Lauderdale, honoring Fran Crippen by doing what he lived for – racing in the open water. Peirsol turns out to be an eager open water swimmer, still swimming 3-4 days a week while enjoying his retirement. Via


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