Ice-swimming grannies defy age and cold in Patagonia

At 67 years old, grandmother Margot Anderson could be enjoying the quiet retired life at home in England.

Instead, she works a string of part-time jobs so she can afford to be standing at the foot of a pale blue glacier in Patagonia, about to jump into near-freezing water with 53 other extreme swimmers from around the world.

“If this is the last thing I do in life, I’ll go with fullness,” says Anderson, before plunging into the frigid water off Argentina’s Perito Moreno glacier.

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