Jack LaLanne remembered: five of his amazing feats

Jack LaLanne, the 'Godfather of Fitness,' died on Sunday at the age of 96. We remember Jack LaLanne by looking back at his five most amazing feats.

2. Celebrating America’s bicentennial

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In this photo taken Feb. 20, 1980, Jack LaLanne pumps iron in the gym in his home in Hollywood, Calif.

1976, age 62

To mark the 200th birthday of the United States, LaLanne towed 13 aluminum skiffs, which represented the 13 colonies, for a mile along the Long Beach Harbor in Long Beach, Calif. The skiffs contained a total of 76 children, which represented America’s youth. LaLanne’s feet were bound and his hands were cuffed above his head, adding an additional challenge to the swim.

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