Aquatics

Racing for the Ottawa River

David Quirie, 16, was the first swimmer to complete the Ottawa Riverkeeper 4K, a charity swim dedicated to protecting the water quality of the Ottawa River.
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David Quirie emerges from the Ottawa River in the 2018 Ottawa Riverkeeper 4K. Photo: Brendan Shykora.

–By Ottawa Sportspage

David Quirie, 16, was the first swimmer to complete the Ottawa Riverkeeper 4K, a charity swim dedicated to protecting the water quality of the Ottawa River. Quirie made it across the river in just over 55 minutes. A member of the Nepean – Kanata Barracudas, he finished 3rd in the Junior Nationals 1500 m in July.


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