Ice mile swimmer Jerrie Roberts
April 2024,  EXTRA,  FEATURES

Jerrie Roberts: why I swim

73-year-old Jerrie holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest person to swim an ice mile

How long have you been open water swimming?

I have always had an affinity with the sea. In my 20s I sailed the Atlantic in a trimaran with no engine and cruised around the Caribbean for five years.

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