Tag: Guri Bosch

Guri Dogs It Across Lake Willoughby

Courtesy of Phil White of the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association. Guri Bosch, a 6-year-old labrador retriever, completed the her second 5-mile Lake Willoughby Swim in Vermont on August 20th. Guri from Wallingford, Vermont had first participated in 2013, becoming the first canine to swim the length of the lake. Kayaking for Guri this year

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Blackie Sets Record In Equine Division

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Guri Bosch, a 3-year-old chocolate labrador retriever, won the Canine Division of the 5-mile point-to-point Lake Willoughby Swim in 2013. But occasionally pets and animals swim across open bodies of water for various other reasons. Some swims are documented; most are not. Back in 1938, Blackie the Wonder

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Before There Was Guri, There Was Manaia

Before Guri Bosch, a 3-year-old labrador retriever, won the Canine Division of the 5-mile crossing of Lake Willoughby in Vermont in 2013, there was Manaia. Manaia was a 5-year-old Labrador-Irish setter that defeated 200 of the 613 humans in the 1980 Waikiki Roughwater Swim, completing the 2.4-mile swim in 90 minutes. Copyright © 2013 by World Open Water

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Guri Bosch Takes The Canine Division

Guri Bosch Takes The Canine Division Courtesy of WOWSA, Lake Willoughby, Vermont. 43-year-old Scott May from Lime, New Hampshire won the Lake Willoughby Swim in 2 hours 4 minutes with 47-year-old Charlotte Brynn of Stowe, Vermont not far behind in 2 hours 5 minutes. They had push it as Guri Bosch, a 3-year-old chocolate labrador retriever from

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Guri Bosch, A Paddling Pet

Phil White announced that "every dog has her day." A 3-year-old brown labrador named Guri Bosch has registered and qualified for the first canine crossing attempt of Lake Willoughby on August 17th. "Cleared by her vet, she completed her 2.5 mile qualifying swim. She swam from The Clubhouse out to Cove Island and back. Her swimming partner Bethany Bosch

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