Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these senior athletes

Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these senior athletes

(May 16, 2019 www.tv5.espn.com)

Their hair is gray, their skin is wrinkled and they’re unlikely to defy the law of gravity for more than a moment at a time. But photographer David Burnett, who has covered 12 Olympic Games, considers them the most inspiring subjects he’s captured. “They’re in it to prove something to themselves,” says Burnett, who crisscrossed the country the past two years to document senior athletes from an array of sports. “But they’re really proving something to all of us. You can throw the hammer when you’re a grandma, play ice hockey when you’re 95, run the 100 meters when you’re 103.” Read More…

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