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Weird Wide Web - 105 year old record breaker runner

───   15:39 Thu, 02 Dec 2021

Weird Wide Web - 105 year old record breaker runner | News Article
105-year old Julie "Hurricane" Hawkins breaks the world record

Julie Hawkins, aged 105, has broken the 100-meter world record for a woman in her age group — but was still annoyed she didn't run it even faster.

Yes you read right! 105 years old and she isn't happy about her time.  Julie Hawkins, nicknamed "Hurricane", ran 100 meters in just under a minute and 3 seconds at the 2021 Louisiana Senior Games, breaking the world record in her age group.  Even with the world record title, Hawkins wasn't too please with her time, saying she wanted to do it in under one minute.  

According to engoo.com, Hawkins, who used to be a teacher, has been taking part in the National Senior Games in the US since she was 80. She won several gold medals in cycling, but decided to change sports, explaining, "There wasn't anyone left my age to compete with!"

Clearly this is one 105 year old who would give us a run for our money.  TO read the full story on Jullie "Hurricane" Hawkins, click here.



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