Swimming the TN River for Science

$2,216 of $22,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 19 months
Hello fellow Sewanee grads! So far we have completed over 200 miles of our swim of the Tennessee River and have collected a treasure trove of water quality data. We are on track to set a new world record for swimming the river and for completing the most comprehensive survey of the health of the river ever (checking for over 600 chemicals). Public and media response has been strong and our main goal remains raising awareness of water quality issues.

Scientific expeditions of this nature are expensive.
We are not completely funded and are asking for your support in this important endeavor.

Also, if you know of corporations that would be interested in sponsoring us , please have them contact me (Dr. Martin Knoll, C' 82) at mknoll@sewanee.edu. We have great opportunities for advertising corporations who support us, and we'll happily do so.

Follow our progress at www.tenneswim.org or www.facebook.com/TenneSwim/ !

Martin Knoll C' 82, University of the South Professor of Geology/Hydrology with George Grice C'17, Boat Captain, and Clark Lupton C'17, TenneSwim Support Team.

Check out our new video made by Clark Lupton of our arrival in Chattanooga and journey through the beautiful Tennessee River Gorge.
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$2,216 of $22,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 19 months
Created May 2, 2017
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Scottie Pate
15 months ago

Sewanee swimmer '99

Bran Potter
15 months ago

Wonderful teamwork to witness.

yeny Turpin
16 months ago

In honor of our son Fern a student at UT Knoxville's Landscape Architecture program and who work on the UT River Studio.

16 months ago
Spencer Hupp
16 months ago

Get Clark some sunscreen.

Anna George
16 months ago

Happy to support the swim for science!

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