You Don’t Have To Stop What You Love Doing

Courtesy of Guinness World Records, New York City.

You don’t have to stop what you love doing,” said Elizabeth Fry who was honored an officially amazing by the Guinness World Records during the Guinness World Records Day in New York City.

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Famer Fry broke Antonio Argüelles’ previous Guinness World Record (of 58 years) when she achieved the Oceans Seven at the age of 60 [see here].

Liz Fry’s Oceans Seven Crossings
Oceans Seven #1 on 20 August 2003: 33.5 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 9 hours 5 minutes at the age of 44 years 9 months 23 days
Oceans Seven #2 on 2 August 2005: 32.3 km Catalina Channel from Santa Catalina Island to the California mainland in 8 hours 56 minutes at the age of 46 years 9 months 5 days
Oceans Seven #3 on 11 June 2013: 14.4 km Strait of Gibraltar from Spain to Morocco in 3 hours 35 minutes at the age of 54 years 7 months 14 days
Oceans Seven #4 on 10 April 2016: 45 km Molokai Channel from Molokai to Oahu in 16 hours 40 minutes at the age of 57 years 5 months 13 days in a tandem swim with Marcy MacDonald
Oceans Seven #5 on 11 September 2016: 19.5 km crossing of the Tsugaru Channel in Japan from Honshu to Hokkaido in Japan in 15 hours 48 minutes at the age of 57 years 10 months 14 days
Oceans Seven #6 on 30 March 2019: 23 km crossing of the Cook Strait from the North Island to the South Island in New Zealand in 9 hours 54 minutes at the age of 60 years 5 months 2 days in a tandem swim with Nora Toledano
Oceans Seven #7 on August 25th 2019: 35 km crossing of the North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland in 11 hours 13 minutes 11 seconds at the age of 60 years 9 months 28 days



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