After weathering record-breaking rainfall over the winter, the San Francisco Bay is deeper and colder than ever–making conditions even more unpredictable and exciting for Team Hydro’s 10th Annual Alcatraz Swim for Hydrocephalus on Sunday, June 4th! This year’s Team Hydro Alcatraz Team will feature 100 brave Team Hydro swimmers, each of whom will be jumping
While our work at Team Hydro includes efforts to prevent and cure all forms of Hydrocephalus, this most recent campaign, which represents a new major scientific effort, is particularly dear to our hearts! Team Hydro is proud to stand with Craig and Vicki Brown in conjunction with the Hydrocephalus Association in our quest to cure Post-Hemorrhagic
The sun was shining and the skies a brilliant blue as over 50 intrepid Team Hydro swimmers, paddlers and volunteers gathered on the Boston waterfront among 390 other swimmers and their families to raise awareness and funds for hydrocephalus research. Much like the lives of the hydrocephalus patients we seek to honor, the waters of the
Team Hydro is privileged to be featured in a wonderful Forbes piece by Barron H. Lerner, a physician-historian at New York University! Check out the piece here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/barronlerner/2016/09/12/hydrocephalus-makes-its-case/#52ecb46b2416 Thank you Dr. Lerner, and Go Team Hydro!
The Boston Harbor may be best known for an important tea-dumping incident which took place almost 250 years ago, but next Saturday, this very same harbor will be the site of another life-changing event– the TEAM HYDRO SWIM for HYDROCEPHALUS!! That’s right, on Saturday, October 17, 2016, intrepid swimmers from Team Hydro will once again
The spirit of love and compassion was strong again this year as we rallied together in support of this great cause. Hugs were shared and tears were shed as we reflected on the lives of those no longer with us, and the uncertainty that those still here face. We won’t rest until people no
On the eve of our ninth Alcatraz swim, we cannot help but be grateful for all the love and support from so many for so long. We have a long way to go, but we’re making progress! Team Hydro cant wait to see all our Swimmers and Onland Supporters on the shores of Aquatic Park
“Whooo!–Wow–What a rush!!” Those were the words of one first-time Team Hydro swimmer after he jumped into the bay to begin his first Alcatraz Escape for Hydrocephalus!! And no wonder! It is NO ordinary thing to make the swim from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco across the bay!! Indeed, in order to complete this
Check out this amazing video about the Little Falls Penguins most recent swim for Hydrocephalus!
Once again, the mighty Penguins of the Little Falls Swim Team have risen to the challenge! Braving temperatures of up to 105 degrees on land, this wonderful group of swimmers from Bethesda, MD have taken to the water to raise funding and awareness for Hydrocephalus. More than 60 swimmers participated in this years fantastic fundraiser,