Tancrede%20And%20Rossario_edited.jpg

About

   The Tancrede Swim Challenge began six years ago in July, 2016 when 11-year old Tancrede Roy of Boston, Massachusetts became the youngest person to swim the Straights of Messina, from Sicily to the Italian mainland.  From a grassroots initiative that supported local children with Down Syndrome, the Tancrede Swim Challenge is now in its sixth year, with many swimmers, increased press coverage and fundraising.        Initially, it only raised money for children with Down Syndrome, but two years ago added adults with Parkinson’s Disease, when a number of adult Parkinson’s patients broke their own barriers by successfully crossing the strait. 

              The swim challenge pioneers the use of water therapy to treat disease and continues to grow, adding more swimmers, more sponsors and raising more money each year. 

01_roy
01_roy

press to zoom
02_roy
02_roy

press to zoom
Tancrede And Rossario
Tancrede And Rossario

press to zoom
01_roy
01_roy

press to zoom
1/8

Every Bit Helps

Interested in learning more about our campaign goals? Reach out today!

Contact

Thanks for submitting!

No upcoming events at the moment