POST 50
08/02/2013 07:59 am ET Updated Aug 02, 2013

9 Record Holders Who Prove Age Ain't Nothing But A Number

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It's a fact: People are living longer and healthier lives. As such, many post 50s are forgoing the knitting and rocking chairs long associated with "old age" to do some rather amazing things.

Need proof? Here are nine post 50s who hold some pretty remarkable records as the oldest people to do [insert amazing feat here]. Even when you subtract their age from the equation, these men and women are extraordinary.

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