July 13 2014
17 Swimmers participated in the first annual Mactaquac open water event that took place at the Riverside resort on theMactaquac head pond. The weather and water conditions were ideal. The 1km race got underway at 10:00am with 10 participants. Top three finishers for the 1 km distance were Duncan Burns FAST – 1st , Gabriella Belsh FAST 2nd, Maia Reynolds FAST finished 3rd. 7 Swimmers participated in the 2.5 km distance. Top finishers were Alex Strelkov FAST 1st, Ethan Rice CVAC, 2nd, Micheal Walz 3rd. Congratulations to all the participants. Hope to see you all back next year!!
A huge thank you to all our volunteers for volunteering their time on a beautiful Sunday morning even when you don’t have a participating Swimmer!! A Special Thank you for supplying the power boats and kayaks to make this event safe!!
Course setter – Rob Daigle
Safety boat driver and course setter – Chris Goodyear
Safety boat and Turn around boat -Pat Cunningham
Referee – Lucinda Hughey
Lifeguards – Sarah Elliot and Jacob Bartlett
Safety Kayakers – Karen Cunningham, Eryn Cunningham, Steve Cossette, Jennifer Cossette, Marta Belsh
Swimmer lead boat – Caroline Collyer and Scott Garinther
Head Timer; Andrew Thibodeau Chief finish judge: Diane Foreman,
Timers: David Brother Thibodeau, Jeff Foreman, Jenny Stelkov, Timer 4 (sorry I did not get your name )
Registration desk Beverly Thibodeau, Taylor Dalke