Adversity can be the impetus we need to make ourselves stronger and try things we never thought possible. Robyn Benincasa was already a world-class athlete when she suffered a health setback. Now, she’s helping other women get their grooves back.
What would possess a two-time cancer survivor to compete in a 50-mile endurance run at the age of 71? Because she can. Find out how running has given Judy Shipman a whole new lease on life.
George Hood puts himself through things that would crush a younger man. The 54-year-old ultra-endurance athlete has set or holds five Guinness World Records in physically excruciating events. Find out why he pushes himself to the limits.
What is it about a challenge that lures even the most sane of us to take on huge risks? Meet a woman who started swimming after her brother’s sudden death at 34. Now 60, she just swam her way across the English Channel and into the record books.
What would possess someone to run 1,200 km in 20 days across one of the driest, most brutal deserts on the Earth? For Ray Zahab, he runs to teach students everywhere that they can do anything they set their mind to.