For 61st birthday, swimmer logs more than 6.1 miles

LAPPED ’EM—Richard Burke Jr. found a home at the community pool at Cal Lutheran University during the pandemic after his previous gym closed. On March 30, to mark his 61st birthday, Burke set out to swim 6.1 miles. The entrepreneur from Westlake Village actually swam 7.1 miles, 500 laps plus two laps“for fun.”He said the activity keeps him young and motivated. Burke founded not one but two companies in the past year.Photos by RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers...

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