Tag: Gene Augustin

Gene Gets Up And Goes

Courtesy of Lucky Meisenheimer, Lake Cane, Florida. Gene Augustin holds the 80-84 year age group record for crossing Lake Cane in Orlando, Florida. He is the oldest person to complete 1 km Lucky's Lake Swim. But he just broke his own record and set the 85-89 age group lake swim record with a time of 42:46. "It was strong work by Gene," reported Lucky

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Augustin Has Good Genes

Ten months after receiving a shock of his life, American open water swimmer Gene Augustin set a record in Lake Cane, Orland of 39:22 for the 80-84 year age group. Lucky Meisenheimer commented, "Not bad considering he was receiving chemo just a few weeks ago." Earlier this year in January, the 82-year-old Augustin was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but

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