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ViF - Featured Motivational Quotes

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
Lou Holtz - College Coach Great

"If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won the race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just to finish the race - it's up to you"
Dave Scott - Six Time Ironman World Champion

Monday Motivation - 90 year old Triathlete gives new meaning to "Age Grouper"

How can you not be motivated by Mary and Bill Stroebe, they are the ultimate example that

"Age is only a number" !    

"Mary became a triathlete in her late seventies (no excuses people!). She's completed over 12 sprint triathlons. She retired at age 90 and now fires the starting gun at her favorite event the Life Time Fitness triathlon in Minneapolis.
   At age 89 Mary went head-to-head with TV host Kelly Ripa in a timed triathlon in New York City, later receiving a Relly award from Regis and Kelly."
     Bio info shared by her friend, former neighbor, and Ironman Finisher Sara Cut Landolt

Mary and Bill Trailer from Andrew Napier on Vimeo.

Mary and Bill Teaser from Andrew Napier on Vimeo.

1 comment:

  1. Both Mary and Bill are amazing people of character! My husband and I got to attend a screening of the film in Madison. What a fun date night! It was great seeing Mary on the big screen and on stage.
    You can read the full report http://ironmakeover.blogspot.com/2009/07/mary-and-bill-film-meet-my-friend-mary.html

    :-) Sara