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, 2016
WHERE: Santa Clara International Swim Center
2625 Patricia Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051
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.
For more information or if you are interested in covering this exhibition please contact Tina Walker at or (415) 227-9700.