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
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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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User avatar #3 - charagrin (10/05/2013) [-]
He was a great man, but you could have modified the date to be correct versus current before you COMPLETELY AND TOTALLY REPOSTED SOMEONE OFF.
#4 - nimithecat ONLINE (10/05/2013) [-]
For 						*****					 sake, let's give this guy an upvote.
For ***** sake, let's give this guy an upvote.
#2 - nospyonme (10/05/2013) [-]
Chuck Norris once killed all birds with two stones.
Then ones in his pants.
User avatar #5 - pigglysumbeech (10/05/2013) [-]
Chuck Norris once towed 10 Jack Lalanne's from New York City to London in 45 minutes. They were swimming the other direction and he did it with his hands and legs detached and sitting in the comfort of his loins.
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