07/08/2014 10:23 am ET Updated Jul 08, 2014

Meet 15 Senior Athletes Who Will Blow Your Mind

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Senior citizens? Retirees? Elders? Oh, no-no-no. Here’s a better label for these folks: fierce athletes.

Meet 15 of the more than 11,000 expected participants in the National Senior Games, also known as the “Senior Olympics,” due to kick off in Minnesota one year from now on July 3, 2015. The over-50 athletes are competing in qualifying events this summer all over the United States.

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