5 Old Age Health Freaks

Old age in itself is no barrier to fitness. Many people in their 80s and 90s stay fit with regular exercise, and some put many younger folks to shame! Imagine competitive swimming in your 90s.
92yr old Ladislav Nicek has been competing in the annual Winter Swimming Championships in the Vlatva River for over half a century, and has until this point only missed a few events. Up to 70 ‘otuzilci’ (hardy fellows) brave the icy waters in an event which attracts a huge amount of media coverage, a large percentage due to the efforts of Mr. Nicek. He even organises the event every year before jumping in himself.

Nicek is one of five elderly athletes profiled at Vitabits. http://www.vitabits.co.uk/health-blog/health-freaks/ -Thanks, David!

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I know it's because my daughter has made me watch too many hours of spongebob...but does anyone else think the guy in the thumbnail photo looks exactly like Mermaid-Man?
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Yeah, I was kind of wondering why Jack LaLanne isn't on the list either, but it looked more like an international list of healthy elders. But very impressive nonetheless.
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