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.

$15,727,930

Total raised since inception.

$935,000

Total scholarship dollars awarded in ’14-’15.

61

Current scholarship recipients in ’14-’15.

178

Total scholarships granted.

60

Total sports represented.

85

Total universities represented.

Who We Are

  • Hundreds of dedicated volunteers, swimmer, sponsors and donors from 47 different states and across the globe.
  • We are 61 athletes attending 40 universities who have overcome life challenging accidents or illnesses.
  • We are 117 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 $15.7 million in 34 years.
  • We supported 178 college scholarships at 85 different schools.
  • We can do much more with your help.