When Middlebury resident Ian Grimmer stepped into the waters of Lake Memphremagog in Newport earlier this month he knew he wouldn’t be on dry land again for quite a while — more than a dozen hours. But such a long period being wet was nothing new to the 53-year-old.
It’s not everyone who is fit enough to swim across the widest part of Lake Dunmore, but it’s far more rare to be able to swim that distance in open water at age 88.
Both the Vergennes and Middlebury swim teams saw standout performers shine on their way to second-place finishes in their respective divisions at this past weekend’s annual Vermont Swim Association Championships at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White … (read more)
The Vergennes Swim Team (VST) roundly defeated five of the other six teams in this past weekend’s Champlain Valley Swim League (CVSL) Championship Meet in their home pool, but no one could beat Burlington Tennis Club.
VERGENNES — The Vergennes Champs splashed past visiting Burlington Country Club on Thursday, July 21, 312-135, to finish their Champlain Valley Swim League regular season at 5-1. Next up for the Champs and the rest of the CVSL is the league meet, which Ve … (read more)
MIDDLEBURY — The visiting St. Albans Sharks topped the Middlebury Marlins on Thursday, July 21, 274-194, in the final regular season Champlain Valley Swim League meet for both teams. Next up for both squads will be this weekend’s CVSL championship meet ho … (read more)
A fish out of water. That’s what Jake Jacobs is to the many excited, yet confused children who run into her at the grocery store. They tug at their parents, many of whom were also taught to swim by Jacobs just decades before.
While adults alternately chatted, cheered and cooled off under sun umbrellas on a steamy summer night, young swimmers from the host Middlebury Marlins and the Vergennes Champs on Tuesday renewed their friendly rivalry in Middlebury’s town pool.
The Vergennes Champs coasted past the visiting Town of Essex Swim Team (TEST) on Thursday, July 14, by a 349-141 margin.
Before a scheduled home meet vs. Vergennes on Tuesday, the Middlebury Marlins swim team competed twice last week, dropping one meet at home and one on the road.
The Vergennes Champs split two recent away Champlain Valley Swim League meets, falling to the Burlington Tennis Club on July 7, 274-225, before edging St. Albans on Tuesday, 244-229.
The Middlebury Marlins opened their Champlain Valley Swim League season with two setbacks away from home heading into a home meet this past Tuesday against title favorite Burlington Tennis Club.
The defending Vermont summer swim team champion Vergennes Champs opened their 2022 Champlain Valley Swim League season on June 30 by swamping visiting Winooski, 337-113.
After the pandemic closed their local pool, a dozen Addison County kids swam competitively in South Burlington.
Ten-year-old Connor Husk of Ferrisburgh qualified for the 10-and-under New England Swim Championship this past weekend, which took place at the University of Rhode Island.