Gertrude Ederle - Quotes

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Don't weep for me; don't write any sob stories. ---->>>

God has been good to me. ---->>>

I am not a person who reaches for the moon as long as I have the stars. ---->>>

I was happiest between the waves. ---->>>

Oh, I eat whatever I want whenever I want it. ---->>>

The doctors told me my hearing would get worse if I continued swimming, but I loved the water so much, I just couldn't stop. ---->>>

Of course one can't eat in a civilized fashion while touring in theatres. But I still manage to get my three meals a day. I find that is sufficient for training. ---->>>

To me, the sea is like a person - like a child that I've known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea, I talk to it. I never feel alone when I'm out there. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-23, 1905
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City
Die: 11-30, 2003
Occupation: Athlete

Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in five events. On 6 August 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Among other nicknames, the press sometimes called her "Queen of the Waves (wikipedia)