Tag: Dr Otto Thaning

Swimming Surgeon Shows What Is Possible

South African heart surgeon and renowned endurance swimmer Dr Otto Thaning announced he will attempt to swim across the English Channel in August 2013. Dr Thaning has established a long-term pedigree in the sport. The 72-year-old last successfully swam the English Channel in 1994 in 10 hours 29 minutes at the age of 53 years. He explains, "I am not

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