Cancer

UNC Head Coach Announces Resignation & Cancer Diagnosis

North Carolina head swimming & diving coach Rich DeSelm will resign his position at the end of the season, he announced…

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Sun Shall Shine: Mother’s Cancer Battle Inspires UK Swimming Signee

Incoming University of Kentucky freshman Madison Winstead was recently granted a waiver by the NCAA to participate in UK’s spring meet so her mother– who has stage four cancer– can be guaranteed to see her in a UK cap.

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NCAA DII Champion Alexandra Marshall Diagnosed With Hodgkins Lymphoma

“Alex (Alexandra) is a fighter and our team is united behind her in this battle. We look forward to celebrating her full recovery.”

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Island Swimming Head Coach Randy Bennett Undergoing Cancer Treatments in Canada

Randy Bennett, the head coach of Island Swimming and the Swimming Canada High Performance Centre in Victoria, has been admitted to a hospital with serious health concerns.

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DIII Senior Spotlight: The Scientist and The Sci-Fi Guy

Pacific Lutheran senior Rachael Nelson helped Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center develop a nanoparticle vaccine. MIT Senior Austin Fathman has been playing with technology that makes science fiction seem old school. Just another week on the DIII Senior Spotlight.

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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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Aaron Peirsol Hiking the John Muir Trail to Raise Money for Cancer Survivors

Aaron Peirsol is hiking the John Muir Trail to raise money for We Are Ocean, a non-profit organization that teaches cancer survivors to live post-treatment through ocean-based adventures.

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FINIS Partners with Swim Across America

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces their partnership with Swim…

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Mrs. Texas, Breast Cancer Survivor, Michelle Berndt To Swim Across America

Michelle Berndt of Mansfield, Texas knows Angelina Jolie’s story of double mastectomy all too well. In 2011, Berndt tested positive…

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Endless Pools & Swim Across America Partner

Endless Pools & SAA partner on Sweepstakes to win an Endless Pool Swim Spa. (PHOTO: Janel Jorgensen, Olympic medalist & President of SAA.)

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