Swimming Community Is #ChaseStrong In Support of Chase Smith’s Fight With Cancer

Photo Courtesy: Pam Swander

TRAFALGAR, Indiana, July 11. CHASE Smith, a 13-year-old swimmer from Indiana, and son of Indian Creek Aquatic’s head coach Brad Smith, was diagnosed with cancer this week, and the swimming community has demonstrated its support via social media.

Using the Twitter hashtag #ChaseStrong, plenty of top stars and top teams throughout the nation have shown Chase that they are thinking about him as he battles cancer. NBAC’s Michael Phelps, Chase Kalisz and Conor Dwyer are in support. Cullen Jones and the SwimMAC team currently in Athens, Ga., for the Bulldog Grand Slam also showed support with videos of their own.


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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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