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Older athletes who put you to shame

Published: Sep 03 2013 11:19:53 AM EDT

Diana Nyad is among the older athletes running marathons, scaling mountains and otherwise putting the rest of us to shame.

Diana Nyad walks on shore Sept
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Diana Nyad, 64, walks toward shore Sept. 2 after completing her 53-hour, historic swim from Cuba to Florida -- the first on record without a shark cage. She's among a variety of older athletes running ultra-marathons, scaling mountains and otherwise putting the rest of us to shame:

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