My success is not assured, for obvious reasons, but the challenge is there, and I will be 70 only once. If I am not willing to take the challenge and the risk, I will never know what I am capable of doing. --George Brunstad

Swimming the English Channel

Swimming the English Channel

Sep 2, 2004-- George Brunstad arrived on the French beach of Sangatte just after 0100 BST on Sunday, after 15 hours and 59 minutes in the water. The retired US airline pilot, uncle of Hollywood star Matt Damon, set off from Dover on Saturday morning for the gruelling 21-mile swim and raised $11,000 for children in Haiti. At age 70, he also set the world record for the oldest man to conquer the English Channel. (1231 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionSupport the charity that George swam for. [more]



Quote Bulletin


Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Joseph Joubert

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 245,250 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Apr 8: Mark Nepo: Where To Now? (11,167 reads) May 3: Last Lecture (14,027 reads) Apr 24: How to Hardwire Resilience into the Brain (11,260 reads) Apr 22: Why Your Brain Needs to Dream (10,021 reads) May 20: The Importance of Quiet Time (13,109 reads)

More ...