sports and hydrocephalus

6 Year Old Finds Freedom Running

Abby Cahil has hydrocephalus. Despite the many daily challenges hydrocephalus can place on a child, Abby finds freedom through running. Read her story posted on Minnesota’s StarTribune. Click here to read the article.

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Bryant Williams, adult living with hydrocephalus

Overcoming Bullying through a Passion for Sports

Bryant found sports to help him get through being bullied because of his hydrocephalus. He challenges us to each find our own passion and let it grow our individual confidence and resilience.

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Teen swimmer with hydrocephalus meets the King of Spain

It’s Good to be the King…Or Meet Him!

Tomas Beltran, a record-holding swimmer with hydrocephalus, was honored at the 2014 Spanish National Sports Awards ceremony where he met the King and Queen of Spain.

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Florida Boy Anchors State Championship Bowling Team

Petey Vergos, diagnosed with hydrocephalus at 6, is the two time Bowler of the Year title holder and a two time State Champion with his team.

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Hydrocephalus Video Blog Parents

Through a Mother’s Eyes: Learning to Let Go

In this installment of our video blog series, “Through a Mother’s Eye’s,” Debby Buffa talks openly about emotionally letting go as our kids with #hydrocephalus grow up and adventure out.

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Congratulations 2013-2014 Brian Christopher Newcomer Reaching for Racquets Tennis Scholarship Recipients!

The Hydrocephalus Association is so pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Brian Christopher Newcomer Reaching for Racquets Tennis Scholarship Recipients!

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Hydrocephalus Teens Take Charge Blogger

Never Give Up

Ariel Yong, Hydrocephalus Association Teens Take Charge blogger, follows up on the topic of our recent video blog by Debby Buffa about kids with hydrocephalus playing sports by talking about the lessons she learned as an athlete.

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NEW Tennis Scholarship Available!

The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce a special scholarship that is available for children who have hydrocephalus and their siblings between the ages of 4 to 12. “The Brian Christopher Newcomer Reaching for Racquets Tennis Scholarship” was established to support and encourage children with hydrocephalus to play tennis. It is intended to foster and promote confidence, friendship, comfort with social situations, and athletics.

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Olivia Maccoux Dubbed ‘Iron Athlete’ By High School Teammates

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports on our very own Olivia Maccoux who has shone as a star athlete. Park Center high school classmates have dubbed her the ‘Iron Athlete’ for her incredible athletic performances and perseverance.

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