“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,
Giving new meaning to the word “TEAMWORK” the Dorset Dolphin Swim team of Marietta, Georgia took to their pool this past Saturday to take part in the Dolphin Dash–Swim for Hydrocephalus. Swimming as hard as they could for an hour and a half, over 30 young age-group swimmers, a few coaches, and even some amazing parents from this
First Dolphin Dash — Swim for Hydrocephalus A HUGE Success!! On Saturday, June 11, 2016 30 swimmers, parent and, coaches joined to gather to raise over $3,701 (and counting) for hydrocephalus research!! By swimming a total of over 19 miles in just an hour and a half, these great swimmers certainly demonstrated the passion that motivates every
Penguins to Swim for Hydrocephalus in 2016! That’s right! On July 14th of this year the Little Falls Swim Team of Bethesda, Maryland will take to the water to Swim for Hydrocephalus Research for an amazing 5th year in a row! This phenomenal group of age-group swimmers, coaches (and parents) will generously put aside their
Team Hydro remains proud that every penny we raise through our swims goes directly to research! (And we mean every penny–as we ensure our costs are underwritten through other means). As the 2016 swim season begins, and we gear up to find sponsors for our swims, we’d like to mention some of the important research Team
The summer months are upon us, and with them comes Swim Season!!! Team Hydro is thrilled to announce that we will once again be participating in BOTH the Sharkfest Alcatraz Escape (sold out) and the Boston Harbor (sign up here) Open Water Swims in our attempt to raise awareness and funds for hydrocephalus research!
Dear Team Hydro, This year has been a wonderful one for Team Hydro, including an exciting announcement that we will sponsor four new grants for innovation in Hydrocephalus research. The work sponsored by these grants will have immediate applications in both basic research and therapeutic development and validation. To all who contributed to making these
Some 40 Team Hydro swimmers raced across the Boston Harbor today in one of our most successful swims to date! Harbor HydroSharks included a developmental neurobiologist from Harvard who specializes in Hydrocephalus-related work, medical students and researchers from Harvard Medical school and MIT, industry experts at pharmaceutical companies Biogen and Genentech, competitive triathletes, nurses, employees of the