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Cycle of Life

When Mary Shanklin decided at age 60 to ride her bike across the country to raise money for the Adult Literacy League, it wasn’t a bump-free ride. In fact, she nearly quit on day two. Learn how she was able to shift her mindset and persevere to be an inspiration for all.

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Stop Waiting, Start Living

Bill White couldn’t understand why his co-workers would count down the days, months and years to retirement. He thought, why wait? So, at the age of 58, without a safety net and without a plan, he quit! He traded the seat at his desk for a seat on a bicycle, and wait until you see the new life he’s created from just two wheels and two legs.

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Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson has an impressive way of celebrating his birthday each year — he rides his bike 100 miles. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, you’ll never guess his age: 94! We catch up with this longevity superstar.

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The Ride of Their Lives

Parkinson’s disease robs people of their independence and strips away their ability to control their own bodies. So how could that be considered a blessing? Meet Larry Smith and John Alexander, who are using their disease to change lives.

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Joe DeSena

Joe DeSena, creator of the Spartan Races, is an extreme athlete so extreme that other extreme athletes say, “You’ve got to be kidding me!” Find out how he’s trying to spread the word that we’re all far more powerful than we even realize.

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Sandy Scott Turns the Page

Sandy Scott is living proof that it’s never too late to try new things or to be great. He is so interesting and inspiring that we’ve invited him to join Team GB Elite. See what makes him one of the most unique 74-year-olds on the planet.

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Sean VanGerena

In 2008, Sean VanGerena survived a horrendous car wreck that left him with a TBI, a broken neck and he then suffered multiple strokes. Now, he’s on the U.S. paratriathlon team. His spirit, courage and attitude will inspire all of facing challenges.

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Bob Lee

The book “Tuesdays With Morrie” deeply touches millions of people around the world, but when Bob Lee read it, it inspired him to embark on a mission to make a huge difference in the world. Find out why he now rides to save lives.

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Sandy Scott

When people ask us who embodies the true spirit of Growing Bolder, we typically point to one person — Sandy Scott. See how this champion cyclist keeps getting faster as he ages and why he thinks you should be exercising, too.

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