Chip Peterson Swims to First Place in World Championships

Remember Chip Peterson from Carteret County? We last told you about him a month ago. He's an up and coming swimmer on the international circuit. This week he's making a splash at the world championships in Montreal. Wednesday Peterson placed first at world championships in the 10 kilometer swim and took second in the 5 kilometer event. Chip was one of the youngest swimmers in a field of more than 30 athletes. He won the race with a time of one hour, forty-six minutes and 38 seconds, seven seconds ahead of the next swimmer.