About

Our Mission: To provide financial resources for advanced education that pave the way for physically challenged athletes to overcome their tragedies and realize their full potential.

$14,213,930

Total raised since inception

$800,000

Total scholarship dollars awarded in ’13-’14

64

Current scholarship recipients in ’13-’14

162

Total scholarships granted

60

Total sports represented

74

Total universities represented

Who We Are

  • We are hundreds of dedicated volunteers, swimmer, sponsors and donors from 47 different states and we are international.
  • We are 60 athletes attending 36 universities who have overcome life challenging accidents or illnesses.
  • We are 82 alumni recipients who are doctors, lawyers, engineers, actors and teachers.

What We Do

  • We raise funds through a swim-a-thon and pool party.
  • We swim laps, run, walk, float and dedicate our time and dollars.
  • We thrive in spite of paralysis, amputation and blindness.

Why We Do It

  • We are inspired by Mike Nyeholt and the scholarship recipients.
  • After tragedy, getting back to education is getting back to life.
  • Education leads to independence,
  • And we have a great time!

What We Have Achieved

  • We have raised over $14.2 million in 33 years.
  • We supported 141 college scholarships at 68 different schools
  • We can do much more with your help