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“Hour of Power”: Nation’s swimmers unite against cancer

“Hour of Power”: Nation’s swimmers unite against cancer

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter

November 21, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Whitman’s varsity swim team was joined by members of the Walla Walla Swim Club and other members of the Walla Walla community to raise awareness and money for the Ted Mullin Fund for Pediatric Sarcoma Research. The swimmers were part of the "Hour of Power" – an annual event ...

Swim Team Makes Big Splash With Hour of Power

Swim Team Makes Big Splash With Hour of Power

Kelsey Peck

November 17, 2013

Last Tuesday, Nov. 12, collegiate, high school and club swim teams all over the country participated in the Hour of Power, a charity event to raise both money and awareness for sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue disease that takes effect all over the world, primarily in young people. The event began in 2006 after Carleton College swimmer Ted Mullin passed away from the disease. Since then, the Carleton Knights...

Whitman swim team supports sarcoma research in relay event

Whitman swim team supports sarcoma research in relay event

Sarah Debs

November 17, 2011

Last week the Whitman swim team joined 150 other colleges worldwide in the annual Hour of Power, a swim relay consisting of an hour of continuous sprints in honor of Carleton College swimmer Ted Mullin, who passed away in 2006 from sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. Hour of Power, which took place on...

Varsity swimmers ‘leave it in the pool’ for charity

Pamela London

November 11, 2010

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, the Whitman College varsity swimmers redefined the notion of "leave it on the field," a phrase constantly invoked by coaches during game time, by expending every ounce of energy and effort possible in the name of philanthropy. Varsity swimmers joined over 100 teams and 6,000 a...

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