These women illustrate that age is just a number, that old age can be looked at as teenage – when you can dare to dream and work to achieving those and that you never retire from your passion.
Punching the air and battling with large wooden sticks, this great-great grandmother from china is a martial arts pro. Zhang Hexian, 94, has been practicing her combat moves for nine decades. She can joust with men half her age, using a large stick-like weapon.
91-year old, Kimlan Jinakul, in Thailand has earned a college degree after spending more than 10 years studying for it and has received her diploma from the country’s king. “If we do not study, do not read, do not know, then we won’t be able to speak and make sense,” she says.
98-year-old V Nanammal of India, is recognized as the oldest yoga instructor in India, and the second oldest in the world. Around 600 students that learned yoga from her have become yoga instructors themselves.