Tag Archives: Swimming

UVAC swim team raises a record $10,929
Local News
May 2, 2018

UVAC swim team raises a record $10,929

The annual Upper Valley Aquatic Club Swim Team Swim-A-Thon in White River Junction earlier in April was a record-breaker. Athletes swam a total of 8,761 laps in two hours, according to an April 25 news release. Fundraising efforts by UVAC swimmers and families garnered more…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Kristel Fillmore: living her dream at Killington

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON—With parents who were avid skiers, Kristel Fillmore was one of the lucky kids who skied from an early age. Although she was born in Somers Point, N.J., her parents took the family

to Pico Mountain where Fillmore learned to ski…

Killington Aquatic Club excels in 2016-17 season
January 11, 2017

Killington Aquatic Club excels in 2016-17 season

KILLINGTON—The Killington Aquatic Club (KAC) has been participating in swim meets October through December 2016 with 16 competitive athletes and 60 members. As KAC enters 2017, they rang the New Year with our Bluefish Trials/Finals at Boston University this past weekend, Jan. 6-8. In total, 596…

September 7, 2016

Swimming, the art of controlled suffocation

By: Kyle Finneron

I have never been an incredibly strong swimmer. In my youth, my parents signed me up for swim lessons and the swim team simultaneously in hopes that I would grow to love the water. Both met early on alternating mornings which was…

August 18, 2016

The first 30 days

By Kyle Finneron I can hear my pulse in my ears, my lungs are on fire and I’m completely disoriented. That was how I felt after swimming my first lap at the Pico Sports Center pool. For weeks now I have watched people in the…

August 21, 2015

Swim the day away

By Cole Whitaker

The dog days of summer in Vermont are here and fall may be nearing, but with high temperatures and higher humidity, winter has never felt farther away. Luckily for Vermonters, the Rutland region offers ample opportunities to beat the heat by jumping…