Tag: Lorna Cochran

I Will Not Be Back…Until Next Year

Every year, Lorna Cochran will not commit that she will return to the aQuellé Midmar Mile. But like she has been doing since she first started in Midmar at the age of 76 years in 2000, the sprite 90-year-old showed up at the starting line like clockwork. "It was wonderful," said Cochran who swam 9 minutes faster this year than her time last year. "It was

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Competing At The Highest Echelon

Jaring Timmerman is the world's oldest masters pool swimmer. At the age of 104 with four world records to his credit, he competes in the 100-104 division. But there is apparently no stopping him as he turns 105 years in February. "I will be the only that will have a world record at 105 because no one else has it at this time," Timmerman said to CBS News

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