Tag: In Search of Memphre

Yak It Up

Yak It Up Courtesy of Phil White, The Clubhous, Lake Memphremagog, Derby, Vermont. From the shores of Lake Memphremagog in Vermont, race director Phil White is planning for another busy summer in 2020 - and is in need to many yackers to help escort swimmers via kayakers on his multiple open water swims. White announced the 2020 swim schedule: June 27th:

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Swimmer Scout Summary

Swimmer Scout Summary Courtesy of Phil White, Lake Memphremagog, Vermont, USA - Quebec, Canada. In 2011, Phil White created the In Search of Memphre cross-border marathon swim between Vermont, USA and Quebec, Canada, in part, to promote a more open border with Canada. White summarized the In Search of Memphre solo swim of 40.2 km, "Nowhere was the

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Stephen Sets Swimming Standard

Stephen Sets Swimming Standard Courtesy of Phil White, Lake Memphremagog, Newport, Vermont, USA and Magog, Québec, Canada. Stephen Rouch continues to impress and extend his remarkable marathon swimming career. The 39-year-old from Indiana started on the shores of Newport, Vermont, USA at 11 am on August 22nd in an attempt to become the first man to

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Magoo Manages Marathon To Magog

Courtesy of Phil White of the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association, Lake Memphremagog, Vermont. On September 10th, 58-year-old Dr. Mark Smitherman of Florida completed In Search of Memphre, the 25-mile border-crossing swim the length of Lake Memphremagog between Newport, Vermont in the United States and Magog, Quebec in Canada. Dr.

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In Search Of Memphre And Back

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A hint of nervousness, a splash of self-doubt, a fear of changing weather conditions, a bit of insomnia, and second thoughts on the amount of training performed are always possible in the week leading up to a major athletic endeavor. This is especially true for an attempt that has never been done before.

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