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Seniors Prove Age is Just a Number

These 5 seniors are probably in better shape than you. 💪

## Inspiring and active seniors

Age is an issue of mind over matter — these 5 seniors are living proof that you can break stereotypes, inspire and change the world at any point in life:

Julia Tourtellotte received spinal surgery at 91 years old and spent three months in recovery to go on to clog dance again. “I wanted to be able to dance with my doctor when I recovered.”

Michel Marc flew in a paramotor for his 80th birthday. “We both know that nobody has ever done that: an 80-year-old person flying a 2-seat paramotor and running in order to take off. And let me tell you that I am 80 years and 5 months old. Because months count for a double at the end (of life). He and his son, Fabien, became the first to fly tandem across the Blériot-Plage channel. It’s an unforgettable journey. It’s unforgettable because with my age, we won’t be able to do a lot of journeys like that.”

“Warrior grandma” Meenakshi Raghavan has been teaching girls self-defense for nearly 70 years. “I started training at the age of seven years. I proved myself as a versatile performer and continued without a break. How long I will continue I do not know. But I will go on as long as my health permits.”

At 100 years old, Robert Marchand became the fastest long-distance cyclist in his age category. Then he had a 105-and-over category created just for him. “Even when you’re old, you can still achieve something. You can’t just let go. The day you sit down in your armchair and you stop moving, you’re done for. Every day, I work out a little. I train at home for about 20 minutes — every day, every day, every day, every day! I’ve been told that there is an Englishman aged 95 who is training to beat my record. If he does and I’m still alive, I’ll be applauding."

Nearly 300 women 55 years old and up applied to be on the Golden State Warriors Senior Dance Team. “I think everybody should be represented. All group ages, says Debbie Brady, 59.

Ronnie, 55 concludes, “If you keep moving, you will be able to keep moving. And you know, I met a woman earlier here today that’s 89 years old. And I respect her and bow to her.”

Brut.

05/29/2019 10:22 AMupdated: 05/29/2019 1:25 PM
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51 comments

  • Roxana C.
    07/31/2019 14:25

    Furlan mira ajajaja

  • Taili L.
    07/30/2019 00:40

    Fantastic... Beautiful people

  • Ihuoma O.
    07/29/2019 15:52

    Greatly inspiring

  • Priyanka P.
    07/29/2019 15:29

    Just wow

  • Marisabel P.
    07/28/2019 20:19

    Esa es la actitud....

  • Rene O.
    07/27/2019 22:23

    Beautiful people!!

  • Indika C.
    07/27/2019 21:49

    ඉන්දීය

  • Menchu G.
    07/25/2019 18:01

    Amazing, ages doesnt matter.

  • Anant I.
    07/24/2019 06:36

    Best wishes

  • Swmkhang G.
    07/23/2019 04:23

    Keep it up

  • Balanand A.
    07/22/2019 19:50

    Age no bar for dance exercise enjoyment

  • Nezha K.
    07/22/2019 08:58

    رائع جدا

  • Abdul R.
    07/21/2019 18:37

    Whats the name of song in the background

  • Duaa A.
    07/21/2019 04:11

    كلمي 🙄

  • Susana S.
    07/20/2019 21:18

    Me encanta!!!!

  • Hiren S.
    07/19/2019 18:25

    Superb, inspiring video

  • Penny J.
    07/17/2019 21:28

    Lookin good at 80 greetin frm Samoa South Pacific

  • علي ا.
    07/17/2019 11:39

    الناس الجميله دي

  • Mark D.
    07/17/2019 02:17

    5 out of ? Maybe it's genetic and proper health care.

  • Saswati D.
    07/16/2019 17:13

    Worth sharing