Greetings Hydrosharks!! It’s swim week! And what a week it will be!! On Saturday, each and all of our intrepid Team Hydro members will leap from the ferry into the bay to swim for hydrocephalus!! We are so grateful for the willingness of each of you to swim on behalf of all those seeking to
Need some motivation to get you through these last few weeks of training, or need to be inspired that your effort to raise funds and awareness for this cause is is really making a difference? One Million Lives Take a look at these stories about REAL people attempting to live with Hydrocephalus: Sweet baby Gabriel
Team Hydro is all set to make its eighth swim across the San Francisco Bay on 8/8! Check out this new video created by Team Hydro supporter Liam Woodward, a 12-year-old from Castro Valley, CA. And be sure to share this page with your friends and encourage them to donate here! Thanks, Liam. Go Team Hydro!!!!
We couldn’t be more thrilled at yet another successful swim by the Little Falls Penguins! Ethan Taswell, former swimmer and current coach at Little Falls wrote on the experience as follows: Swimming with patients’ wristbands and in matching purple Team Hydro caps, the Little Falls Swim and Dive Team came together as one to raise
For the fourth consecutive year, the mighty Little Falls Penguins have lead an incredibly successful swim fundraiser for Hydrocephalus research and awareness. Working in memory of their fallen teammate and in honor of Hydrocephalus patients worldwide, 96 swimmers swam 125 miles in the swim. Each swimmer wore on his or her wrist a hospital band
Today, the wonderful Little Falls Penguins — a swim club in Maryland and former home to Team Hydro inspiration Kate Finlayson — is rallying together and engaging in a Swim Fundraiser for Hydrocephalus! This is in follow-up to a successful fundraiser last week at Chipotle, in which the team raised nearly $1000 — well on their
We hope you had a wonderful 4th of July, full of fireworks and fun! The freedom we celebrate certainly is a precious thing! How lucky we are to be able to come and go as we please and take part whatever activities suit us. But freedom is not quite as complete for a person
While many summer swim teams inspire their swimmers to challenge themselves in the pool, few also challenge themselves to make a difference in the lives of others. The Penguins of Little Falls are one of those rare teams! On July 9th of this year, this amazing summer swim team from Bethesda, Maryland, will once again
It is with great excitement that Team Hydro sets its sights once more on another year of open water swims, each — as always — with the aim of raising funding and awareness for the condition of Hydrocephalus. This years swims are set for: Alcatraz Sharkfest: Saturday, August 8th, 2015 Boston Sharkfest: Saturday, September 19th,
Many Team Hydro swimmers earned medals in their age groups as they raised awareness and earned donations for hydrocephalus research! We are so grateful for our swimmers and their generous supporters!! Here is a photo from race day morning of some who turned out just before they took the plunge!