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Hours after undergoing a double mastectomy, Claire Florence woke up in the recovery room with the image of East Hampton in her mind. The artist and mother of four, who was living in Washington D.C.

For former competitive, Olympic-level vaulter Amy Linnen, sports have always been a part of her DNA. Having begun gymnastics at the age of four, Amy’s parents always supported and fostered her aptitude for athletics.

This past Saturday, the Hamptons community showed its unwavering support for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the fifth annual Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink by raising more than $1.8 million for breast cancer research.
 

With no family history of the disease, the news came as a complete shock when Maria Baum was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 at the age of 42. Shortly after her diagnosis, Maria was introduced to paddle boarding by her close friend, Richard Perry.

Four years ago Maria Baum’s world changed when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

On August 16, our annual Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink raised $1.5 million for breast cancer research, a new record for the summer fundraiser.