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UCLA Hosts Inaugural On-Campus Swim Across America Event

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Post Date:May 12, 2022 6:00 AM

Over 100 participants gathered at Spieker Aquatics Center on the campus of UCLA this Saturday for the Swim Across America – Los Angeles charity swim, raising over $12,000 and counting for the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Donations for the event are still being accepted HERE.

The event was conducted as a joint partnership between UCLA Swim & Dive, Swim Across America, and the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Several fun activities were on the docket for the event, including a diving exhibition, relay competitions, a show from the USA National Synchronized Swimming Team, and an afternoon trip to Westwood Village.

"We are thrilled to have successfully completed our first annual Swim Across America event in partnership with the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center," said UCLA head swimming & diving coach Jordan Wolfrum. "So many of us have been touched by cancer, so to know we can make a positive impact on research and treatment is very special to us."

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