Swim Across America

Maya Merhige Becomes Youngest Woman to Swim Tahoe Triple Crown

The 14-year-old finished the 21.3-mile Lake Tahoe ‘length’ course in just under 13 hours in mid-July, completing the Lake Tahoe Triple Crown.

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A Story of Friendship and A Cause: Swim Across America Charleston-Kiawah

This year’s Swim Across America is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2022, at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Night Heron Park,

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Grammy Award Winning John Driskell Hopkins Participates in Swim Across America

John Driskell Hopkins, the Grammy Award-winning basist of the Zac Brown Band, wrote a themesong for a docuseries on Swim Across America and, with his family, completed a mile swim to raise funds.

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Elizabeth Beisel Will Attempt 20km Fundraiser Swim to Block Island in August

On August 30, 3-time Olympian Elizabeth Beisel is going to attempt to become the first woman to complete the 20km swim between Pt. Judith and Block Island.


Speedo USA and Swim Across America Donating Goggles

Swim Across America-Dallas team captain Alan Wright of Baylor Oncology shows off his SAA spirit.

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Susan Helmrich Takes a $500 Dive into the Snow for Cancer Research

Susan Helmrich beat cancer 3 times. What has she to fear from 5 degree temperatures and a little bit of snow?

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2017 Swammy Awards Heart of a Champion: Swim Across America

In 2017 Swim Across America received a $3 million donation from Merck

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Swim Across America Raises Record $4.8 Million in 2017

With the record-breaking 2017, SAA has raised over $65 million for cancer research.


Mizzou To Participate In Swim Across America St. Louis Open Water Swim

The Mizzou swimming and diving teams will participate in the second annual Swim Across America – St. Louis Open Water…

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Swim Across America Grants $4.5 Million & Announces 2017 Schedule

Swim Across America has granted $4,571,922 in 2016 to fund clinical trials and cancer research at 18 institutions. This equals 71% of SAAs total 2016 revenue

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Dolfin Swimwear and Swim Across America Team Up to Fight Cancer

“It’s heartbreaking when we hear of friends and colleagues affected by cancer,” says Matt Zimmer, VP Sales & Marketing for Dolfin.

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Bulldog Swim & Dive Raises $11,500 for Cancer Research

The Bryant University swimming and diving team raised $11,500 for cancer research at Swim Across America event.

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What is Swim15?

Every 15 minutes 50 Americans are diagnosed with cancer*. This is a really sobering reality, but the good news is that every year millions of Americans are beating cancer through advancements in treatments.

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Moffitt Cancer Center and SAA to Host 5th Annual Charity Swim

Swim Across America: Three-time Olympic champion Brooke Bennett will serve as honorary chair for the fifth year. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m. May 21 at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach.

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Olympians Team Up with Cancer Survivors at Swim Across America – Dallas

Event Benefits Innovative Clinical Trials at Baylor University Medical Center;
Open water event set for June 11, pool swim on June 12

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