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Ted Fiskevold/EOT Illustrated Gavin Grismer returns to the Class 1A state meet in the backstroke. He finished 21st last year in the state meet.

Grismer's hard work pays off with state berth

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Ted Fiskevold

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Perham Senior Gavin Grismer started swimming in the Lakes Area Penguins at age four.


"I swam in LAPs until seventh grade when I started with the high school team," he said before his practice and coaching session last Monday night after school. "I've been swimming here as long as there has been a pool and a PACC."

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