International Swimming Hall of Fame Aquatics Show Hosted by Santa Clara Aquamaids
Alice in Waterland themed exhibition to include Gold Medalist Swimmer, Cirque Du Soleil performers and Top Aquatics Professionals from Around the World
WHAT: AS part of this
year’s ISHOF Induction
Weekend, and the celebration of aquatics, ISHOF and the Santa Clara Aquamaids will
bring back the the Water Shows so popular in years gone by with “Alice in Waterline”. Performed to honor this year’s class of inductees,
which includes US Swimming Greats Dara Torres and Aaron Peirsol, the Hungarian
Men’s National Water
Polo Team, and Russian Synchronized swimmer Elena Azarova, the show will
feature performances by the Aquamaids,
Cirque Du Soleil (including World synchro champions Bill May and Christina
Jones) and internationally known comedy diving team of Dana Kunze’s Watershow
productions. Other aquatics professionals from around the world, including a
secret guest gold medalist swimmer, will be in attendance to promote water
sports. Organized by the Aquamaid’s award-winning head coach Chris
Carver, the exhibition will feature intricate and exquisite routines that
incorporate plots and themes from Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s novel Alice in Wonderland.
WHEN: Saturday, October
29, 201611:45 a.m.
WHERE: Santa Clara International Swim Center
2625 Patricia Drive, Santa Clara, CA
WHY: Currently located
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the International Swimming Hall of Fame is planning
to relocate its world-renown museum to the proposed Santa Clara International
Swim Center. One of the features of the new facility will be an aquatic stadium
capable of serving as an ideal venue for bringing back the water shows popular
in the era of Esther Williams. Alice in Waterland will provide a glimpse of
what is envisioned for the Santa Clara International Swim Center.
Media: Swimmers and
coaches will be available for media interviews after the show.