Race to cur




Race to Cure collaborates with top performing athletes from US and China National Swimmers to US Special Ops 



Race to Cure works with top tier research facilities that are paving the way for new technological innovations.

All proceeds go towards promoting healthy life style goals, active sports, medical research and education. Learn about our current mission here




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Meet the Team

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Edward Zhang

Chief Executive Officer


Edward is a freshman at UC San Diego. He swims competitively and volunteers at a UCSD lab that works on cancer detection. He enjoys surfing and hanging out with friends. He decided to create Race to Cure because he wants to eliminate the painful experience he went through when his mom was diagnosed with colon cancer.

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Olivia Li

Chief Operating Officer


Olivia is a senior at Torrey Pines High School. She is a competitive tennis player with interests in biology, chemistry, and Artificial intelligence. She hopes to pursue a degree in bioinformatics and machine learning to develop AI algorithms to solve medical problems. 


Taylor Shimizu

Chief Strategy Officer

Taylor is a senior at Canyon Crest Academy who hopes to go to medical school. She played competitive basketball for 8 years and now competes on the varsity tennis team. Other passions include photography, culinary delights, and giving back to the community. She hopes Race to Cure can help to make a difference in the fight against cancer.

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Ian Ziyar

Chief Technology Officer

Ian earned his biochemistry degree at the University of California, San Diego and been involved in medical research for over four years. He is currently working in medical artificial intelligence.

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Sarah Gibson

Head of Advisory Committee

Sarah is a USA Swimming National Team and Team Elite member training for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. 2017 Texas A & M graduate in biomedical engineering. 

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Tina Poon


Tina is responsible for oversight and logistics of Race to Cure. She is the motor to our boat!

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