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.
Towing 70 boats for a mile
In this Oct. 15, 1979 file photo, American physical fitness buff and showman Jack LaLanne marks his 65th birthday by towing 65 boats a mile on Japan's Lake Ashinoko near Hakone, southwest of Tokyo.
By Aaron Couch
• 1984, age 70
To mark his 70th birthday, LaLanne towed a flotilla of 70 rowboats during a mile-long swim from Long Beach Harbor to the Queensway Bridge, both in Long Beach, Calif. The swim took around 2-1/2 hours, and several of the boats held passengers.