The Mayor, Leonore Modell, Paul Heron, & Sam Rockett
The Mayor of Folkestone, Herbert Johnson, in the Mayors Parlor shaking hands with Leonore Modell, the youngest person to have swam the Channel at 14 years 3 months of age in 1964, in a time of 15hrs 27mins. She is accompanied by her trainer Paul Herron. Sam Rockett is in the background.
Leonore Modell, from Sacrimento, California, USA. At 14 years and 3 months of age in 1964, she was the youngest person to swim the Channel. Her time was 15 hrs 27 minutes.
From the Sam Rockett Collection