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February 28, 2018

At 106, champion cyclist Robert Marchand refuses to stop pedaling

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In France, most people retire at around 62 years old. But it wasn’t until he turned 100 that Robert Marchand set his first world record in competitive cycling. Produced by: Rebecca Rosman. Image credit: Robert Pratta/Reuters.

Aired February 27, 2018

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Chuny M
4:52 PM 01 March 2018
I’m 77 and felt old until I read this
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Luke B
10:12 PM 28 February 2018
I hear a lot of 40, 50, 60 year olds say “I’m too old for this and that.” This goes to show you that you set your own limitations. If you are determined, you can accomplish anything.
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Marjorie Y
7:58 PM 28 February 2018
Love his spirit and am inspired by his example !
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Sheila C
6:36 PM 28 February 2018
Very impressive!
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