Tag: Michael Renford

Septuagenarian Swimmers Still

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Des Renford first swam the English Channel in 1970, he was 43 years old and was referred to in the press as "Maroubra Grandfather Des Renford" because back in the 1970s swimming community, 43 was considered quite advanced in chronological age. But as Renford's articles remained tucked away and became

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