Pat “Corky” Rhodes

Gary Mann High School, 1950 – 54

Rhodes__PatPat Rhodes, a swimmer at Gary Mann High School, earned three state championship titles during his tenure.  He won the 200-yard freestyle in 1951-52, and 1953-54, earning two state records in each of these swims, plus the 100-yard freestyle in 1952-53. Pat has taken up running for exercise. He reports that he has run 60 marathons to date, 12 of which were the Boston Marathon. His last Boston Marathon was the 100th anniversary of the race, and it was his 60th race at the age of 60.