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US teen swims across the English Channel

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"Vera Rivard, a 16-year-old U.S. swimmer, completed a solo swim of the English Channel on Sept. 1.

"The Springfield, New Hampshire, and Derby, Vermont, resident, finished the swim in 14 hours, 10 minutes, becoming the youngest to complete the crossing in years.

"According to Channel Swimming Association website, Rivard is the 1676th person to make the crossing since 1875 and second American to finish the swim in 2020.

"Swimmers must be 16 to attempt the swim."

Full monty at Swimming World Magazine: Link

At Boston dot com: Link

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