Today, there are many triathletes over the age of 80 but that wasn’t the case 20 years ago. In fact, there was only one. A man named Ed Root. Most runners have no idea who he was. Only a very few have seen him run — until now in this GB exclusive.
Couch potatoes rejoice! A world-class athlete and coach says even if you’ve spent years sitting on your behind you can compete in a triathlon.
For many breaking a bone in their body means no more physical activity. For Neil Gussman, who broke bones in his neck, ribs and numerous others in a biking accident, it meant coming back with a vengeance.
Growing Bolder Radio has interviewed a remarkable man by the name of Dan Buettner. Dan holds several world endurance cycling records, is an adventurer, film producer, photographer, educator, and now author of the definitive book on longevity.
Amazingly, senior athlete Terry Roach turned her major injuries into inspiration for competing. She’s a walking medical miracle that has overcome the worst to become the best.
Wendy Chioji has been the face of Orlando news for 20 years. Her battle with breast cancer enlightened all women; her determination to help others was only equaled by her dedication to becoming a world-class athlete.
Pat and Cat Patterson aren’t your ordinary couple. Emerging from divorces and financial stress, the two met and decided to rebuild their lives together and did so as they bike across four continents and 57 countries in four years!
Most would think a broken neck, a ripped Achilles tendon, two heart clots and a staph infection would stop an athlete in their tracks. But not Skip Rogers. The big-time cyclist is still riding and breaking records.
When Bob Lee survived colon cancer, he put his pedals to the metal to raise money for the disease.
There are all kinds of ways to see the world. One couple decided to take the slow and scenic route on a tandem bicycle.