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Human body: The ‘ultra-athletes’ aged 60+

Human body: The ‘ultra-athletes’ aged 60+

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When you grow old, could you run 20 marathons back-to-back? David Robson reports on the senior ultra-athletes who are defying the limits of aging and the body. A gruelling marathon and cycle ride through Switzerland’s mountains is not the average way to celebrate your 61st birthday. “I’d sworn I …

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