Beisel became the first woman to complete the 10.4 mile swim to Block Island, fulfilling her father’s dying wish and raising over $135k for cancer research.
Longhorn Aquatics head coach Mike Laitala (right) and his wife Bridgette (left) lost their home in a fire last week. Their two dogs, Buddy and Cissy, were inside.
Cincinnati’s Mercy Health and former Xavier University swimmer Tony Miller partnered together to provide free swimming lessons to help stop child drownings.
Sacramento swimmer raises money over Thanksgiving to donate to charity that works to prevent local families from going hungry.
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Over 100 Olympians have participated in Swim Across America events, which has granted nearly $100 million in funding directly to support cancer research.
Rose Bowl Aquatics and Cali Condors coach Jeff Julian revealed in his blog this week that he has been hospitalized with adenocarcinoma.
St. Charles, Illinois swimmer and future Ball State Cardinal Mary Kate Phillips used CPR to save a young neighbor who was choking.
Swimmer Chase Smith was given three to five months to live after a six-year battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma. He married diver Sadie (Mills) Smith in April.
Penny Oleksiak, a 2016 Olympic gold medalist, is part of an effort by General Mills to redirect its Olympic advertising into foodbank advertising.
11-year-old swimmer Emma Palmer is walking again, less than 100 days after a harrowing post-practice collapse due to a spontaneous brain bleed.
Alexandra Wall’s story reminds us that athletes have to deal with unprecedented circumstances every day. Her attitude and determination is inspiring.
Penn State’s annual THON fundraiser has raised $167 million to fight childhood cancer in 47 years, including $11.7 million in 2020.
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