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Penny Palfrey

Granny Quits Daring Swim Because Of Powerful Current

AP | Associated Press | Posted 08.31.2012 | Weird News

KEY WEST, Fla. -- A 49-year-old grandmother and veteran endurance swimmer scuttled her quest early Sunday to become the first woman to swim unaided fr...

49-Year-Old Grandma Begins Swim From Cuba To Florida

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Endurance swimmer Penny Palfrey pushed through the calm waters of the Florida Straits overnight and through the Saturday dawn, enduring jell...

Grandmother Tests Limits In 100-Mile Swim From Cuba To Florida

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey powered through the Straits of Florida on Friday as she attempted a record 103-mile (166-kilometer) unassiste...