OPEN WATER SWIMS / JOHN FORASTE & FRIENDS


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2006: Caspian Lake, Greensboro, Vermont
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2006.



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Photograph of summer on Caspian Lake. The swim began and ended at this end of the lake. (photo by John Forasté).

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Date: 11 August 2006.
Distance and route: 3 miles roundtrip (length of lake: 1.5 miles).
Water Temperature: Chilly, but comfortable.
Time: 1 hour 44 minutes.
Swimmer: John Forasté.
Kayaker: Diane Forasté.

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This was more or less a spur of the moment event. My wife, Diane, and I were enjoying a few summer days with friends on this beautiful Vermont lake. The lake beckoned as I suspected it would. Lounging on the shore at one end, I couldn't not imagine swimming its length - and return.

So, Diane and I headed off. It was nice swimming in fresh water and having Diane kayaking.

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Map data 2006 NAVTEQ from maps.google.com


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