1924 swimming Olympian who became the first woman to conquer the English Channel two years later.
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|FULL NAME:||Gertrude Ederle|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 23, 1905|
|BIRTHPLACE:||New York City|
|AGE:||113 years old|
Gertrude Ederle is a Swimmer. She was born in New York City, one of five children of Henry and Anna Ederle, German immigrants who ran a butcher shop in Manhattan. She learned swimming at public pool in New Jersey, where her family spent summers, and dedicated her life to the sport.
DID YOU KNOW After winning three gold medals with her Olympic team she began training for the 21-mile swimming trek between England and France, which only five others before her accomplished.
FACT David Walliams was another man to have made the swim across the English Channel.
Currently, Gertrude Ederle is 113 years old. She will celebrate her 114th birthday on a Monday, October 23rd. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Gertrude Ederle’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio’s life pursuit is to survive against all opposition and a secret desire is to triumph. People of this zodiac sign like truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passion and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are: resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.
Gertrude Ederle was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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