Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

One of history’s greatest swimmers in the pool and open water turned 90 years old on May 1st.

Greta Andersen Veress is a 1969 International Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer and a 1964 International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer – and is always quick to smile and remember her long career as an Olympic champion and a pioneer in racing men in marathon swims from Mexico to the English Channel with unparalleled success.

For more information on her fabled career, visit here.

Andersen is show with husband Dr. Andre Verres in Huntington Beach, California.

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