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Octogenarian relay

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The The Old Men and the Sea Relay with 84-year-old Don Baker, 80-year-old Dr. Bill Spore, 81-year-old Dave Radcliffe, 84-year-old Graham Johnston, 82-year-old Bob Best, 85-year-old Robert Beach, and 82-year-old Norm Stupfel

noun - An octogenarian relay is a relay comprised on swimmers between the ages of 80 and 89.

The Old Men and the Sea Relay

The Old Men and the Sea is a group of American open water swimmers who crossed the Catalina Channel on 20 August 2015 in 12 hours 15 minutes from Santa Catalina Island to the Palos Verdes Peninsula. They are the first 6-member octogenarian relay to cross a major channel around the world. Kayaker Claudia Rose and paddleboarder Kevin Eslinger helped guide 84-year-old Don Baker, 80-year-old Dr. Bill Spore, 81-year-old Dave Radcliffe, 84-year-old Graham Johnston, 82-year-old Bob Best, 85-year-old Robert Beach, and 82-year-old Norm Stupfel across the Catalina Channel in 12 hours 15 minutes in August 2015.

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