Jack. . The world' s strongest man I know you' re thinking But he' s all talk and he' s nothing compared to this guy His name is Jack Lalanne and here' s a few  Jack The world' s strongest man I know you' re thinking But he' all talk and nothing compared to this guy His name is Lalanne here' a few
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Jack

The world' s strongest man
I know you' re thinking
But he' s all talk and he' s
nothing compared to this
guy
His name is Jack Lalanne
and here' s a few of his
accomplishments
1954 [age aol: swam the entire length
of the Golden Gate Bridge in San
Francisco, underwater, with 149
pounds [64 kg; 10 st] of equipment,
including two air tanks. A world
record.
1955 [age all: swam from Alcatraz
Island to Fisherman' s Wharf in
San Francisco while handcuffed.
When interviewed afterwards he
was quoted as saying that the
worst thing about the ordeal was
being handcuffed, which reduced
his chance to do a Jumping jack
significantly.
1956 [age 421: set a world record of
1. 933 in 23 minutes on
You Asked For It, a television
program with Art Baker.
age 43]: swam the
Golden Gate channel while
towing a
kg; 180 st] cabin cruiser. The
swift ocean currents turned
this . 6 km] swim
into a swimming distance of
1958 [age " maneuvered a
nonstop from
Carillon Islands to the San
Francisco shore. The
49 km] trip took 9. 5 hours.
1959 [age 45]: did star
jumps and chirrups in
1 hour, 22 minutes and The
Jack Lalanne Show went
nationwide.
age 601: For the
second time, he swam from
Alcatraz Island to
Fisherman' s Wharf. Again,
he was handcuffed, but this
time he was also shackled
and towed a
459 kg; st] boat.
age 611: Repeating his
performance of 21 years
earlier, he again swam the
entire length of the Golden
Gate Bridge, underwater and
handcuffed, but this time he
was shackled and towed a
459 kg; st]
boat.
1976 [age 621: To commemorate
the "Spirit of mi", United States
Bicentennial, he swam one mile
1. 6 km] in Long Beach Harbor.
He was handcuffed and
shackled, and he towed 13
boats [representing the 13
original colonies] containing TB
people.
age Mil: towed 65 boats in
Lake Ashikoki. near Tokyo,
Japan. He was handcuffed and
shackled, and the boats were
filled with 6, 500 pounds [
kg; 460 st] of Louisiana Pacific
wood pulp.
980 [age Mil: towed 10 boats
in North Miami, Florida. The
boats carried people, and
he towed them for over one
mile [1. 6 km] in less than one
hour.
1994 [age Tol: Handcuffed,
shackled and fighting strong
winds and currents, towed TO
rowboats. one with several
guests, from the Queen' s Way
Bridge in the Long Beach Harbor
to the Queen Mary. 1 mile.
And let' s not forget his awards
1992 [age Ttll: The Academy of
Body Building and Fitness Award
1994 [age MII: The State of
California Governor' s Council on
Physical Fitness Lifetime
Achievement Award
1996 [age 821: The Dwight D.
Eisenhower Fitness Award
1999 [age Mil: The Spirit of
Muscle Beach Award
2002 [age MII: A star on the
Hollywood Boulevard Walk of
Fame. At his induction
ceremony, Lalanne did push
ups on the top of his star.
2005 [age 91]: The Jack Webb
Award from the Los Angeles Police
Department Historical Society: the
Arnold Classic Lifetime
Achievement Award: the
Interglacial' s International
Infomercial Award: the Freddie
Award: the Medical Media Public
Service Award: Free Spirit honoree
at Al Newearth' s Freedom Forum:
Inaugural Inductee into the
National Fitness Hall of Fame
2008 [age " Inducted by
California Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger [fellow 2005
inductee of the National
Fitness Hall of Fame] and
Maria Shriver into the
California Hall of Fame
Jack died yesterday
on Jan 23rd but let' s
not forget about this
legend, the man who
puts Chuck Norris to
shame
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Views: 1031 Submitted: 10/05/2013