Sam Levinson, Louise Twining-Ward, Paula Croxson Enjoy Success At The Saturday Clubhous Swim Series

Sam Levinson, Louise Twining-Ward, Paula Croxson Enjoy Success At The Saturday Clubhous Swim Series

Phil White of the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association (NEKOWSA) in Vermont announced the results of the Saturday Clubhous Swim Series on August 28th where he providedboat support in Django. “33-year-old Sam Levinson swam butterfly in the 15-mile Border Bumper, completing the swim in 11 hours 56 minutes. She was escorted by pilot Rob Andersen with crewing by Daniela Klaz

52-year-old Louise Twining-Ward swam her first marathon swim since COVID-19 shut us down, completed the 10.1-mile Clubhous Course in 5 hours 57 minutes. Kathleene Callicott yacked for her along the way. Photo above shows Twining-Ward near the rocks in a photo by Kathleene Callicott.

41-year-old Paula Croxson completed 6.3 miles in 3 hours 59 minutes, enough to qualify Paula as a marathon swimmer. Anita Gariepy yacked in support of Paula’s swim.

The air temp was in the mid-60s (Fahrenheit) throughout the day with intermittent drizzle throughout the day. Water temps ranged from 68 to 74°F.  Wind speed varied from 2 mph to 12 mph – which greeted Louise in her face during the last mile from Cove to the Clubhous.”

Paula Croxson andLouise Twining-Ward
Sam Levinson swimming butterfly for 15 miles

For more information on the Border Bumper, visit here.

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