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Fantastic Granny Gymnast - 86 Years Young!

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by nubka, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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    Wow, she is amazing!! Love it.
     
  3. genegri

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    Go granny, go!

    What an AMAZING lady!
     
  4. Wiery

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    Isn't she amazing? :cheer2:
     
  5. KikiSashaFan

    KikiSashaFan Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome. :cheer: Just the other day a friend I used to do gymnastics with and I were debating whether or not we'd ever be able to do half the stuff we used to do. We figured probably not, but I'm going to rethink that :lol:
     
  6. aliceanne

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    I think if you stay in shape all along it is possible. There is a woman in her 70's at my rink who competes at adult silver. She had never skated before age 62. Whenever I see that Hawaiian Ironman race on tv there is always at least one person in their 70s or 80s who completes it.
     
  7. victoriajh

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    wow i am half her age and not nearly at flexible or agile!
     
  8. skatesindreams

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    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    She's great!!!!
     
  10. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

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    Frickin' PLANGE at that age?? That is STRENGTH right there, folks (see her p-bars routine--she'll pause in a short of half-handstand, holding her body nearly parallel to the bars). That takes an immense amount of strength at any age.
     
  11. Buzz

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  12. Really

    Really Boston 2016 - I came, I saw, I loved it!

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    I reposted her floor routine on my Facebook page the other day and say I wanted to be just like her when I grow up! I was even more impressed with her bar routine! Wow!
     
  13. overedge

    overedge not your emotional support turkey

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    Given the ages of the ladies on the podium at Worlds this year, she should take up figure skating :lol:
     
  14. Anita18

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    Go real-life Granny! :cheer:

    Women like her are an inspiration to me, when your parents are barely 60 and convinced they'll break apart in a slight wind. :yikes: