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Teacher is also a record-breaking Masters Champion

Teacher is also a record-breaking Masters Champion

At 47 years old, Erika Pierce is not only the top-ranked masters pentathlete and heptathlete in the country, she also keeps breaking her own national records in both events year As cliché as it may sound, there really is a lot to the saying “you’re getting better with age,” especially when talking about Erika Pierce. […]
Pole Vaulting Master at 82

Pole Vaulting Master at 82

Muthukumaraswamy to represent India at World athletics S. Muthukumaraswamy evoked interest in a few football fans present and this reporter covering the CFA senior division football match at the Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. He is 82 and was practising pole vault! When approached, he said he’s representing India at the World Masters Athletics (WMA) championship […]
65-year-old Indian man wins three medals at NZ Masters Game

65-year-old Indian man wins three medals at NZ Masters Game

Sokhi Tapendra Singh was the only Indian to participate in the Masters Games in February 2018 and won two silver medals for shot put and discus throw and a bronze medal in the javelin. A 65-year old Kiwi-Indian man, an Indian Army veteran, has set an example for the community by winning three medals at […]
Durban athlete turns to community for funding

Durban athlete turns to community for funding

The runner believes hardship often prepares ordinary people for extraordinary destinations, and is hoping that crowdfunding will set him on his dream journey to the athletic tracks of Spain. DURBAN masters athlete Simphiwe Zulu has earned a fistful of medals and accolades in track and field. Despite these successes, his most treasured dream is to […]
Mindset determines your health

Mindset determines your health

It’s not just how much exercise you do but how you compare yourself with your friends that really determines your fitness. If your New Year’s exercise regime has already failed, try not to focus on all the workouts you should have done. New research has revealed a surprising connection between people’s beliefs and their health: […]
Meet the 98-Year-Old CEO Who Just Might Be Fitter Than You

Meet the 98-Year-Old CEO Who Just Might Be Fitter Than You

His secret to a long life is almost ridiculously simple. Every morning, Klaus Obermeyer, founder of Sport Obermeyer, the Aspen, Colorado-based outerwear company bearing his name, wakes up and works out, much like many men in America. He swims a half-mile, lifts weights, rides the stationary bike at the Obermeyer offices, practices a Japanese martial art […]
Surrey senior makes dream come true on the track

Surrey senior makes dream come true on the track

Sprinter Larry Johnston, retired from a local bus company, now runs for gold medals at Senior Games Surrey resident Larry Johnston is following his dreams with a healthy dose of dedication, perseverance and hard work. His recent performances in competitive 100- and 200-metre races (in the Men’s 65-69 age bracket) have been astounding. In February, […]
Exmouth’s Grandma Jean aiming to defend world athletics title

Exmouth’s Grandma Jean aiming to defend world athletics title

An Exmouth grandma and champion athlete is hoping the community can rally round her as she aims to continue representing the town at an international level. Jean Fail, 69, is a world 80m hurdles champion in the over-65s category and is gearing up to defend her title at the World Masters Athletics championships in Malaga […]
High School Track Coach Wins 4 Medals at National Champs

High School Track Coach Wins 4 Medals at National Champs

High School Track Coach Cynthia O’Neal Montelone proves she still has it! Wins 4 medals at national championships! LAHAINA — Lahainaluna High School track coach Cynthia O’Neal Monteleone won four gold medals in the age 40-44 bracket at the U.S. LAHAINA – Lahainaluna High School track coach Cynthia O’Neal Monteleone won four gold medals in […]
Masters attempt re-run of relay record

Masters attempt re-run of relay record

Ten years ago, four Williamsburg runners formed a 4×800-meter relay team that broke the American club record for men 50-59 at the USA Track & Field Masters national indoor track championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. The Colonial Road Runners quartet of Rick Samaha, Danny Schlickenmeyer, Jim Goggin and Steve Chantry averaged less […]
Fort Myers man, 80, rediscovers track & field and he’s a champion because of it

Fort Myers man, 80, rediscovers track & field and he’s a champion because of it

Since learning about masters track 10 years ago, Roger Vergin has won 52 national titles while competing in everything from sprints to shot put to pole vault. Yes, pole vault As a youth in Brainerd, Minnesota, Roger Vergin never competed in track because the coach didn’t let him run, jump or toss heavy objects in a […]
Stratford masters excel at European Championships

Stratford masters excel at European Championships

STRATFORD Athletic Club’s Paula Williams, Paul Hawkins and Phil Brennan won seven medals between them to help the British team to second place at the European Masters Athletics Indoor Championships in Source: Stratford masters excel at European Championships STRATFORD Athletic Club’s Paula Williams, Paul Hawkins and Phil Brennan won seven medals between them to help […]

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