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Marathon Swimmer Jim Clifford Shares His Training Routine (VIDEO)

Marathon Swimmer Jim Clifford was honored on Sept. 29 at the Montgomery County Council meeting.

Clifford trains at the Germantown Aquatic Center and became the oldest person to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with his crossing of the English Channel. He was 63 when he broke the record previously held by Bob West from the La Jolla Swim Club.

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Clifford shares his training routine.

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UPDATED 12.21.15 It’s been quite a year for sports in Montgomery County from Clarksburg High winning the county’s sportsmanship award to marathon swimmer Jim Clifford becoming the oldest person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of open water swimming, to Geoff Britten becoming the first American Ninja Warrior — well, the list goes on […]

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Marathon Swimmer Jim Clifford Shares His Training Routine (VIDEO)

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Marathon Swimmer Jim Clifford was honored on Sept. 29 at the Montgomery County Council meeting. Clifford trains at the Germantown Aquatic Center and became the oldest person to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with his crossing of the English Channel. He was 63 when he broke the record previously held by Bob […]

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Council Recognizes Marathon Swimmer Jim Clifford (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Jim Clifford (second from left) and his wife, Carol, get a laugh from Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen’s definition of “old” as the Council on Sept. 29 honored the lawyer from Poolesville for becoming the oldest to complete the Open Water Triple Crown of swimming. Mr. Clifford, at age 63, recently finished the last leg of the feat, which includes swimming 21 miles across the English Channel, 20.2 miles across the Catalina Channel and 28.5 miles around Manhattan Island. Councilmember Sidney Katz also joined in congratulating Mr. Clifford.

At the Sept. 29 Montgomery County Council meeting, Councilmember Nancy Floreen recognized Jim Clifford for swimming the English Channel. Clifford trains at the Germantown Aquatic Center and is the recipient of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. Members of the Triple Crown have successfully completed three swims: (1) across the English Channel between England […]

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