Heart of a Champion

Photo Vault: Pretty In Pink – Regis Jesuit Boys Paint Nails to Support Team Mom

54 Regis Jesuit boys, moms, dads and the head coach, Nick Frasersmith, painted their nails “Optimistic Pink” to support team mom, Bonnie Suter, in her fight against Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer.

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Amid #HaileyStrong campaign, Hailey Lane moves off of life support, continues recovery

According to the Richmond Dispatch-Times, Air Force cadet and swimmer Hailey Lane has moved off of life support in her continued recovery from a sudden heart attack last week.

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Family, friends, swim teams rally around Air Force’s Hailey Lane after heart attack

A number of college swim teams have joined a growing social media campaign supporting Air Force cadet Hailey Lane after the 19-year-old suffered a major heart attack last week.

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Missy Franklin and Nathan Adrian partner with USAID on World Water Day

In celebration of World Water Day on March 22nd, Missy Franklin and Nathan Adrian filmed a video with the U.S. Agency for International Development in support of their efforts to provide safe drinking water and sanitation to millions throughout the developing world.

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Help support former Northern Iowa swimmer Jody Petersen through surgeries

Former University of Northern Iowa swimmer Jody Petersen is undergoing three surgeries, and some of her supporters shared with SwimSwam a way others can help her out.

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#TEAMJeff: Rose Bowl Aquatics rallies around coach with cancer, and you can too

Rose Bowl Aquatics and Mission Viejo wear custom #TEAMJeff T-Shirts at the teams’ dual meet over the weekend.

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Mental Health: How to be proactive in helping others

When it comes to mental illness, it can be difficult to help someone struggling when there is no visible injury.

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Mental Health Matters, Even for Tough As Nails Swimmers

With mental health, toughing-it out is not always the best approach. Sometimes, you have to seek help. This doesn’t mean you aren’t tough, it means you’re stronger than you imagined.

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Texas Gulf Coast Swim Mom Needs Blood Donations

A swim mom hospitalized in Houston, Texas with a rare, life-threatening disease needs blood donations.

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Photo Vault: Behind the Scenes with Cameron van der Burgh and the Movember Relay Challenge

Cameron Van der Burgh, Gerhard Zandberg, Giulio Zorzi and Shaun Harris have thrown down the gauntlet: they are challenging YOU to beat their medley relay in the Movember Relay Challenge. Who’s up for it?

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The Woodlands Swim Team raises $3500 for breast cancer agency with ‘Let’s Kick Cancer’ program

The Woodlands Swim Team in The Woodlands, Texas has been running a campaign of their own, called “Let’s Kick Cancer,” and have raised a whopping $3500 for a local breast cancer agency.

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From brain surgery to the NCAA Championships: Whitney Weisz’s Aztec comeback

Less than one year removed from a dangerous brain surgery, Whitney Weisz was scoring points for San Diego State at the NCAA Championships.

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Chloe Mitchell and DART raise $2,200 for breast cancer awareness month with ‘Caps for Cancer’

Junior Chloe Mitchell (left) and her coach Brian Nabeta (right) show off DART’s new Breast Cancer Awareness caps, the product of Mitchell’s upstart fundraising campaign in California.

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Princeton Women’s Team Sets New Fundraising Record at 7th Annual Collegians Find the Cure Race

On Saturday, September 20, Princeton University Varsity Women’s Swimming and Diving team hosted its 7th annual Collegians Find The Cure…

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17-year-old cancer survivor Angeli Rivera back in the water and still defying odds

It’s been a whirlwind 10 months for 17-year-old Angeli Rivera. But for the Puerto Rican swimmer, the roller-coaster ride is right back where it started – in the pool.

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