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 Post subject: French cyclist Robert Marchand sets new record aged 105 !
PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:55 pm 
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A joy to read this ... and it was on TF1 news.

The French cyclist managed 22.547km (14 miles) in one hour at the national velodrome, taking the top spot in a new category - for riders over 105.
When interviewed at the finish, he sounded as if he could go round again !
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38510439


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 Post subject: Re: French cyclist Robert Marchand sets new record aged 105
PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:10 am 
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I hate people like that :lol:
OH, a mere youngster in comparison, commented that it would take him all day to cycle 22 km. Bit of an exaggeration but the 105-year-old is certainly remarkable.

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 Post subject: Re: French cyclist Robert Marchand sets new record aged 105
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I saw that in the local paper yesterday - amazing! He has such a young looking face too, still got some hair, and looks like his own teeth.
I wonder if he's had hip replacements? ;)


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 Post subject: Re: French cyclist Robert Marchand sets new record aged 105
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He didn't really get started until he was 68, so maybe there's hope for us all!

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