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Lori Riley has been a sportswriter at the Courant for 25 years, covering everything from high school sports to UConn women’s ...

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 Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker

Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker

April 25, 2015

EAST GRANBY — Every year, David Silk's parents would let him take a day off from school to do something fun. They'd get to the end of their driveway and instead of driving him to school, they'd surprise him and head to the Museum of Science in Boston or go fishing.