Stephen Rouch Wins 50m Freestyle at the Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival

Stephen Rouch Wins 50m Freestyle at the Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival

Phil White reported on the 2022 Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival held in a 25m pool cut in the ice of the frozen Lake Memphremagog in Vermont, USA, “Dominating among the men were Stephen Rouch, now of Kingston, Pennsylvania, Christopher Graefe of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and Jeremy Welchel of Walnut, California.  They took first, second and third place in the 200m freestyle, the 25m freestyle, the 50m freestyle, the 100m freestyle, and the 25m butterfly.

Men’s 50m Freestyle Results:

  1. Stephen Rouch, 40, 31.43
  2. Jeremy Whelchel, 35, 31.52
  3. Christopher Graefe, 45, 31.81
  4. Billy Lyons, 40, 32.46
  5. Brian Jaskot, 43, 34.75
  6. William Hodgess, 38, 34.79
  7. Florian Gollnow, 41, 35.63
  8. Justice Pollard, 49, 36.94
  9. Edward Gabriels, 60, 39.09
  10. Andrew Wallace, 56, 39.76
  11. Thomas Heyerdahl, 59, 39.81
  12. Martin McMahon, 59, 42.37
  13. Ted Hirsch, 61, 42.45
  14. Josh Kalin, 46, 47.02
  15. David Schreibman, 59, 48.42
  16. Josef Polcz, 62, 50.79
  17. Chuck Flayhart, 54, 51.18
  18. Reynald Dupuis, 53, 53.59
  19. Elliot Reed, 42, 54.24
  20. Damase Olsson, 50, 1.11.28
  21. Billy Baker, 44, DNF

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