SWIM FOR FREE support our troops who fight for our freedoms

Sixth Annual Swim for Freedom ~ Lake Geneva, WI (8 miles)

All proceeds will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation to support America’s Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special Operations personnel and their families by providing full college educations to surviving children of special operations personnel killed in combat or training and by providing immediate financial assistance to special operations personnel severely wounded in combat.

Sponsorship Form
  • Sunday August 2nd 2015
  • Sign in begins at 4:45 am at
    Gordy's Boat House
  • Sign-in ends at 5:30am
  • Swim begins at 6am from
    Lake Geneva Beach

Meet at Gordy's Boat House
336 Lake Ave
Fontana, WI 53125


Donate Online : It’s simple, fast and totally secure

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides support and assistance to the U. S. military’s special operations community, consisting of Army Special Forces (Green Berets), the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Navy Small Boat Teams, Navy SEALs, Air Force Combat Controllers, Air Force rotary and fixed wing squadrons, and Marine Corps special operations personnel.

Event Photos

Swim for Freedom raised over $40,000 for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation!!!

Top Fundraisers

Over $5000
  • Dan Projanski

  • Over $2000
  • Team Beer Goggles
  • Team Blue Wave’s – Lex Pegues

  • Over $1000
  • Team Breastroke
  • Team Chicas
  • Team Keefe
  • Chris Dosenbach
  • Team Simek
  • Team Ahern
  • Ken and Katie Robinson

  • Over $500
  • Chris Lifka
  • Jeff Parkhill
  • Theodor Collins
  • Steve Weytens

  • Top 5 Overall
  • Team Irish
  • Team Liberty
  • Steve Weytens
  • Melodee Nugent
  • Blue Wave West Relay

  • Top Male Finishers
  • Steve Weytens
  • Ken Robinson
  • Chris Dosenbach
  • Joseph Hansen
  • Chris Lifka

  • Top Female Finishers
  • Melodee Nugent
  • Katie Robinson

  • Top 5 Relays
  • Team Irish
  • Team Liberty
  • Blue Wave West Relay
  • Team Arrowmaker
  • Team Beer Goggles

  • Top Butterfly
  • Dan Projanski

  • Special Thanks to our Sponsors/Supporters:
  • Gordy's Marine
  • Gordy's Boat House
  • WSP
  • Lake Geneva Sailing School
  • Fontana Paddle Co.
  • LGYC
  • SLG Creative
  • Convergence Energy
  • Marc and Claire Thrum
  • Kati Neuwirth
  • Stephanie Lallensack
  • Aasen Embroidery
  • Austin Pier Service
  • Undercover Canvas
  • Tito's
  • Greco and Sons
  • Consumers Packing Company
  • Packaging and More
  • Fontana Fire and Rescue
  • Buoy Team – Danny and Justin
  • Photography – Nathan
  • Time Keeper – Sam
  • Event coordinator - Kelley

  • And all of those that donated their boats, kayaks, SUP’s, PWC’s, etc. for us to use for the event – thank you

    SWIM FOR FREEDOM : sgwhowell@mac.com
    Event Details Entry Form Sponsorship Form