01 October 2012

100 Year Old Man Rides 62 Miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 27 seconds.

What did you do this weekend?  Robert Marchand, a 100 year old Frenchman, rode his bike 100KM (62 Miles) in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 27 seconds.  At a track in Lyon, Marchand covered the distance at an average pace of 23.3 kph (14.5 mph).  The president of Marchand's cycling club, Gerard Mistler, says he's an inspiration.  "He's an example for humanity, he gives people hope,"  We agree bravo Robert Marchand!  

Photos courtesy Sports Illustrated and Reuters 

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