Tag: Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association

Haiku To Yackers

Haikus To Yackers Video of Jeff Kozlovich kayaking for Penny Palfrey in the Molokai Channel, Hawaii. In 2010, Phil White created the annual Be Kind To Your Yacker Week during the first week in April. “We started this national tribute to yackers (aka kayakers) for their indispensable help and support of open water swimming,” explained the founder of the

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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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