Never Too Late

This inspirational book by mental health care professional Kate Champion profiles and interviews seven athletes ranging in age from mid fifties to late eighties, including a long distance hiker, a climber, the oldest woman to swim the English channel, some ultramarathon runners, and the “iron nun”, Sister Madonna Buder, who has completed dozens of ironman-length triathlons. Several of these athletes did not become active until later in life, which is where the title never too late comes from. I had read Sister Buder’s biography The Grace to Race a few years back and now I’d like to reread it.

If I had any plans to cut back on my adventures because I’m now in my late 60s, these athletes would inspire me to reconsider.

9 thoughts on “Never Too Late

  1. My doctor’s grandfather is nearly 100 and cycles around the village and beyond almost every day. Our village is nestled in the hills overlooking the Mediterranean so there are no flat surfaces. There are cyclists of all age groups and hikers…

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