On November 12, 2014

Ten-year-old Vera Rivard named open water 2014 Swimmer Of The Year

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION—Vera Rivard, a 10-year-old swimmer at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center was recently named Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association 2014 Swimmer of the Year. She shares this honor with Andrew Hyde of New York. She was nominated with eight other swimmers of all ages who had inspirational swims this past summer in Northeast Kingdom events. During the 2014 season, Rivard completed the one-mile course at the Kingdom Swim in July and the 3-mile event at Caspian Lake in August. In addition to the title, she  received entry to  all events in the 2015 season, and an article written about her in the e-magazine “The Daily News of Open Water Swimming.”

Do you want to submit feedback to the editor?

Send Us An Email!

Related Posts

Skiing Superstar

June 5, 2024
By Victoria Gaither-From first chair to last chair, crowds of dedicated skiers and riders flocked to Superstar at Killington Resort to ski June 1. It was the third year in a row that the resort has offered skiing in June. Those who got first chair arrived at 4 a.m. and the lift line at one…

Killington Resort to open June 1 for the last day of skiing and riding 

May 31, 2024
 Killington Resort announced Thursday that it would indeed be opening June 1 for skiing and riding on Superstar; it'll be the 196th operating day of the season. This is the third year in a row Killington’s season has lasted into June on Superstar, the same trail which will host the Stifel Killington Cup over Thanksgiving…

Piper takes on 10 marathons in 10 days, for charity

May 22, 2024
By John Flowers Salisbury’s Chip Piper will have run more during the next 10 days than most of us will run in a year. And he’ll be doing it for an important cause. Piper on Thursday, May 16, began running the first of 10 consecutive marathons in 10 days — a staggering 262 miles —…

Stockbridge resident makes World MastersFly Fishing team

May 15, 2024
U.S. team of five will compete in the Czech Republic May 19-24 By Katy Savage A Stockbridge resident is casting up to test his fishing skills at the 2024 World Masters Fly Fishing Championships. Matt Stedina is one of five people who made the U.S. team. He’s currently in the Czech Republic preparing for the…