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On the Hill: Chilly swim in Avon

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.

Today’s activity: Swimming in Avon’s Nottingham Lake, elevation 7,431

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Report: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes a chilly dip in Avon’s Nottingham Lake along with professional triathlete John O’Neill, who uses the lake for training. O’Neill is a repeat podium finisher at the Continental Cup-level of international competition and has also raced in a couple of World Cup triathlon events recently.

Today’s forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. — National Weather Service

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