Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 15 – I DID IT!!

Blog 15 – I Did It!! I got all $2000.00!!!  I feel really glad and I am going to keep going to $4000.00 for a new goal.  My map has 30 states colored and I even got donations from 5 other countries (Canada, Bahamas, Chile, Bosnia, Australia) – I don’t have a map for those. […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 14 “Urban Wildland Race”

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 14 “Urban Wildland Race” I got to be a volunteer at a ½ Marathon race.  My school had a water stop at 3 miles and my whole family helped.  We had to go super early in the morning and we got t-shirts.  It was a “green” race and it […]

Last set of shark trips for the summer!

August 18th, 2010 Under the hot summer sun of August, I could feel the germs multiplying in my sinuses. Yes, that’s right, I was deathly ill on today’s trip…ok, maybe not deathly ill, but sick. Once I laid down for a little nap on the way to our beloved “Curt 1” spot, I never got […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 13 – Meeting in the Bahamas

Blog 13 – Meeting in the Bahamas I got to go on a trip to the Bahamas for 10 days.  When I was there I told about shark research at a meeting with my Auntie Kelli and LOTS of people.  I got to ride on a golf cart to the meeting even.  I had my […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 12 – “Dolphin Swim”

Blog 12 Dolphin Swim I went on a trip with my family to Atlantis in the Bahamas and we got to swim with a Dolphin.  I really liked it!  I found out that when people pay to swim with the Dolphins then some of the money goes to helping the ocean.  I thought that was […]

Another hammerhead added to the family!

July 15th, 2010 (All photos taken and credited to: Terry Gibson) The day after my birthday, a mere 27years old, still young and spunky at 5:00 am, I was ready to drive to the keys and do some shark tagging!  Normally, I wake up around 4:30 am and drive down myself; a very lonely drive […]