June Krauser
It's probably pretty rare to have someone launch a sports competition and then also excel in it. But that's the story of June Krauser.
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Swimming saved DeEtte Sauer's life.
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Eric Spector, Ironman Finish
People like Eric Spector amaze those of us who consider a slow walk up a moving escalator to be a real workout. The California businessman challenged himself to complete 10 kick-butt athletic events in a single year-his 65 th.
Diana Nyad on the Austin Walk at SXSW
Hey everyone! It's team AARP from SXSW - Karin Miller (TN), Kim Loop, (TX), Jenn Baier, (IL) and Jim Flaherty and Jessica Prell (WI) this morning we got to go on a walk with Diana Nyad while she was at SXSW. We were so inspired! 
Update: Sad news! Soon after I posted this update this morning, CNN reported that Diana Nyad had to be pulled from the water due to severe jellyfish stings and a dangerous lightening storm. "With all the threats continuing, Diana decided that it was not a risk that we wanted to take," Nyad's operations chief Mark Sollinger said.
AARP's Prime Time Radio interviews Mark Spitz about his take on Olympic athletes today - Michael Phelps in particular.
With five gold medals so far in Beijing and a chance for three more, Michael Phelps is already the winningest olympian of all time and he is in position to break the record for most golds in a single olympic games. Is he the best athlete in the world?
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