US Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Honored with ‘Crop Maze Design’ in Hometown

Published 09/29/2021, 4:10 AM EDT
OMAHA, NEBRASKA – JUNE 17: Caeleb Dressel of the United States reacts after competing in the Men’s 100m freestyle final during Day Five of the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CHI Health Center on June 17, 2021 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)


A farm in the Green Cove Springs has honored their hometown hero in a very special way, this fall. The Amazing Grace Family Farm has honored Olympian star swimmer Caeleb Dressel in their 2021 maze design. 

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Situated in the Green Cove Springs, the farm is a great place for those looking to spend quality time amidst nature’s beauty. A popular spot for tourists, every year, the farm has a special theme for its crop maze design.

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Notably, this fall, it decided to pay tribute to the legendary swimmer, Caleb Dressel. Honoring his achievements at the 2020 Olympics, the farm made headlines for its phenomenal gesture

TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 01: Gold medalist Caeleb Dressel of Team United States poses with the gold medal for the Men’s 50m Freestyle Final on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 01, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Caeleb Dressel, the role model

Putting on a show in Tokyo, Caeleb Dressel became only the 5th swimmer to win 5 gold medals at a single Olympics. The American legend Michael Phelps, previously held this record alongside Mark Spitz and Matt Biondi, and Kristin Otto. Hence, a fitting tribute to Caleb is deserving.

TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 01: Caeleb Dressel of Team United States looks on after winning the gold medal and breaking the olympic record in the Men’s 50m Freestyle Final on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 01, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

 The farm also thanked Caeleb for being a role model, and appreciated him for his humility, wishing him luck in their Facebook post.

“Thank you, Caeleb, for being a role model in and out of the pool where your character and humility shine as bright as your Gold Medals,” they said.

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A noble cause

The farm is offering tickets at discounted prices for fans to come to witness the breathtaking display. However, a portion of the generated amount will go to Clay High School’s Claire McCool Memorial Scholarship fund.

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Notably, the fund was originally started to honor a beloved math teacher who unfortunately passed away in 2017.

Jun 16, 2021; Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Caleb Dressel swims in the MenÕs 100m Freestyle Semifinals Heat 2 during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Swimming competition at CHI Health Center Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

 Justin and Kelly Mosley own the Amazing Grace Family Farm. The farm provides all those who join with a beautiful tour of their pumpkin patch. However, apart from that, visitors can also have a fun time with the farm’s pet animals, and enjoy many other facilities. 

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