Superstar athletes over 60

The focus right now might be on the Olympians in London, but these older athletes have accomplished amazing feats.

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A cyclist riding from Miami to Maine, a tennis player vying to best his no. 2 standing, a former marathoner competing in 200-mile relays. What makes the athletes described above unique? They’re 68, 90, and 95 years old.

In honor of their achievements, and to celebrate the athlete in all of us, we’re profiling eight athletes over the age 60 who continue to push themselves to achieve remarkable physical feats.

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