Tag: Hunter Helmick

My Two Sons Along The River Murray

Courtesy of Hunter Helmick, Team Help!, River Murray, Australia. 25-year-old Hunter Helmick is an estimated 15 days and 299 km away from becoming the first American to swim the 2,508 km length of River Murray, Australia’s longest river. Helmick left Corryong, Victoria 110 days ago in 12°C water together with his 55-year-old father Eric Helmick and

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Hunter Hunkers Down In River Murray

Courtesy of Help! World Tour, Take Your Dream, . 54-year-old father Eric Helmick is now helping his 25-year-old son Hunter Helmick continue the swim down the River Murray in Australia. The River Murray is Australia’s longest river at 2,508 km. The team of Eric and Hunter with younger (16) brother and logistics coordinator Tuck Helmick left Corryong,

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Team Help! Hits Snakes & Snags

Courtesy of Eric Helmick, River Murray, Australia. 54-year-old Eric Helmick and his 25-year-old son Hunter Helmick were less than a kilometer into their stage swim along the River Murray when escort kayaker Cydney Simpson [shown above] blew her whistle and screamed “snake!” Both swimmers stopped instantly as a red belly snake slithered just inches in

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