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Old 03-29-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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Wow! I can't imagine an 86 yr. old having the upper body strength to do what she's doing! Incredible!
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:07 AM   #3
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Good for her! I was afraid she was going to do unreasonable things and make me cringe. I was pleasantly surprised!
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Hey, she is in Germany! Totally fantastic to be able to do any of that over the age of 60 IMO, especially for a woman!
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There is also an interview with her in German.
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Whoah. She is sharp as a tack, too. She should make it to 100 with no problems.
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Whoever choreographed her routines, especially her floor routine, did a brilliant job of illustrating her exceptional flexibility & balance WITHOUT putting her at serious risk. The routines are carefully adapted so as to minimize the risk of injury while illustrating her talent.

Brilliant at her age. Hell - brilliant at my age & no way I'd try that.
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