On vacations, George “Hopper” McDonough could never completely take it easy. He always found it hard to relax unless he was doing something active. A former member of the URI swim team, he was in the British Virgin Islands in 2007 to assist a writer for Outside Magazine in swimming the full length of the island chain over the course of a week—alternating between staying at resorts and sleeping on beaches. Eight years later, his Maine-based SwimVacation hosts six trips a year to...
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