We recently stopped to see GB member Dr. Dot Richardson in her office, but she wasn’t there. The receptionist said Dot had skipped lunch to run over to a nearby softball field; when we got there, we saw another example of what makes Dot unique.
She’s not a runner and she’s not a walker – Fan Benno-Caris is right in between. She’s been race walking for almost 20 years and she’s not slowing down anytime soon.
You would think a four-time world age group triathlon champion would have trained at an early age, but Charley French started at the age of 56.
She’s the greatest female athlete in the world over the age of 60, and some say she may be the greatest female athlete of all time.
Just before his death, GB talked to one of the greatest Olympic champions in history who found a second career as a successful abstract artist.
Fifty-one-year-old Ned Overend is the Michael Jordan of mountain biking. At age 52 he’s world class and still whippin’ the whippersnappers.
On his 32nd birthday, Roy Pirrung started running to lose weight and quit smoking. Nearly 30 years later, he’s still running and shattering world records.
A woman who didn’t even start swimming until her mid-60s is now lapping up the competition, earning four No. 1 rankings.