Whipple, shown here driving the Parker & Whipple entry
of Shorty and Bill at the Connecticut Agricultural Fair in Goshen,
Connecticut, has done very well in just his second season of competition.
Nathan, a freshman at Ledyard High School along with his father, mother and
brother Gregory compete at pulls in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode
Island. The Whipple family presently have two teams, one that competes in the
3300 class and the other in the heavy class. Nathan claims his favorite pull
to compete in is at the North Stonington Fair in his hometown of North
Stonington, Connecticut. He was presented with the "Good Teamster" award at
this years Hartford County 4-H fair in Somers, Connecticut. Nathan competes
with a partner, Rick Parker of Manassas, Virginia.