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Tragedies in the military; but let’s have some joy at Christmas

Westgrove school kids make and sell cookies for murdered Cpl. Cirillo’s son; the city’s Jason Timmerman at age 105 nailed two world swimming records.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo standing as honour guard at the National War Memorial being shot dead was a despicable act.

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Into Competitive Swimming at 78

Did you see the recent story in the Globe and Mail about the “Centenarian… star swimmer?” A former Royal Canadian Air Force veteran and insurance executive, Jaring Timmerman discovered competitive swimming in 1987 at 78 years of age. 714 more words


Winnipeg centenarian still doing laps, still breaking world records

He’s just a few weeks shy of his 105th birthday but Jaring Timmerman almost didn’t survive his childhood.

Although he’s an expert swimmer — and one of the world’s oldest — Timmerman says he almost drowned when he was a child. 652 more words


104-year-old trains for world-record swim

Above: Jaring Timmerman of Winnipeg plans to celebrate his 105th birthday by going for a record in the swimming pool. Lauren McNabb has the story. 391 more words


Centenarian Breaks Four World Records in Swimming...and he's my Grandpa

Something else I should have posted a long time ago but never did.

My 100-year-old grandfather, Jaring Timmerman, recently broke four world records in swimming: the 100 m. 145 more words

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