- Chris Ream who has emceed the Aquathon for 16 years.
- Olympian Susan Roy for handing out the medals and trophies
- Homestead High School Interact Club students for helping with set up and the food table
- Mountain View High Athletes for Athletes for also helping with set up and for swimming and raising money for the Aquathon
- Cupertino High School students World We Dream team for videotaping the event and interviewing attendees.
- San Jose Sharks mascot, Sharkie for his annual “splash”, delighting children and adults alike.
- Nina Moseman, Special Olympic Gold Medalist, for being our honorary swimmer
The fastest swimmers were impressive with elegant strokes and lightening fast speeds! The competitive spirit cut through the water with the results as follows among the Adult teams:
- Cisco Bommarito Barracudas won the Gold Trophy clocking in at 135 laps
- Sue Nommi Rising won the Silver Trophy close behind with 133 laps
- EDesignC Magnificent Marlins won the Bronze Trophy with 126 laps
The Family and Kids Teams were equally impressive and just as competitive!
- Athletes for Athletes won the Gold at 120 laps
- NVIDIA 2012 (team 2) won Silver with 110 laps
- Justice League of Adult Services won Bronze with 105 laps
- NVIDIA(8 years as sponsor, 11 years of team swimming!)
- Oracle (7 years as sponsor, 16 years of team swimming!)
- Intuit (7 years as sponsor; 22 years of team swimming!)
- Café Zoe and SRI International of Menlo Park
- CFOs2GO of Walnut Creek
- MarketRiders and Mulcahy Family Dentistry of Palo Alto
- Milk Pail Market of Mountain View
- San Francisco Sailing
On September 28 at 5 pm when you’ll find out who won the Fundraising Gold, Silver, and Bronze trophies. You can “watch” the progress online www.AbilitiesUnited.org/AQresults