Jaring Tinnnerman, from Canada, was convinced to take up swimming by his wife when he was 80. Since then he has broken 4 world records and competes in swimming comptetitions. He swims three times a week and puts his good health and fitness down to four things;
In the year 200, in an interview he said 'I hope to be swimming when I am 100'. Which has now come true. He turned 100 in February 2009.