At The 100 Year Lifestyle we often speak on the topics of career longevity and athletic performance. Sometimes, we combine the topics when we talk about players like football’s Tom Brady. Approaching his 45th birthday, Brady is a unique and gifted player, but he’s far younger than many athletes who are still in their respective games. We’ve brought to your attention centenarian tennis players and basketball players, just to name a few. But, have you heard about the 100-year-old runner who has been setting world records for nearly 80 years?
Nearly a quarter of a century after breaking one sprinting world record as a mere 76-year-old, Lester Wright was back in form again on Saturday as he set the official 100m world record for centenarians. To find out what Lester thinks about coming in second, keep reading.