Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Feats of the oldest
At 71, the Oldest one up high
A 71-year-old Japanese climber Katsusuke Yanagisawa became the oldest person to scale Everest.
Oldest People on 7 Summits
A 69-year old Werner Berger from Newmarket,Ontario became the oldest North American to reach all seven of the world's highest summits. These include Mt. Everest, Mt. McKinley and Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Speaking of climbing over world records, Jeanne Stawiecki at age 56 completed seven marathons and climbed the summits on the highest peaks on seven continents. I'm not sure why she is so modest.
79 Year old Triathaloner
In Texas, Phyllis Mann will become the oldest woman to compete in the Danskin Women’s Triathlon in Austin, Texas, at the age of 79.
A Cricketer No More at 96
The world's second oldest living test cricketer has died. Former New Zealand batsman Jack Kerr was 96 and only 10 days younger than the oldest.