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This 99-year-old bicyclist has taken home a world-silver medal


This 99-year-old bicyclist has taken home a world-silver medal

By Suzanne Bearne
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Kenneth Judd cycled 2,348 miles in just 26 days to earn a silver medal at the international competition

Kenneth Judd might be 99, but he still is an incredible cyclist.

An almost centenarian cyclist won last month a silver in an international cycling competition which attracted more than 5,000 competitors.

Second place went to Mr Judd who clocked in at 2,348mi (3,779 km), over 26 days. It’s an average distance of 90 miles per day. This is a feat that most people younger than 60 years old couldn’t manage.

As he rode, Mr Judd could enjoy the quiet country roads of his Yorkshire home and the Lake District. But he actually was moving, and he used a highly-tech exercise bike in a Warwickshire home.

Road World For Seniors, now in its fourth anniversary worldwide, is the name of this event. Motitech, a Norwegian manufacturer of stationary bicycles, is open to seniors and people with dementia.

These machines can be connected to computers, laptops or any other type of computer. This then connects to the TV or monitor. The user can see the scene on the monitor as they cycle.

While this type of technology was available for some time in gyms and home bicycles, Motitech’s Motiview system was specifically…



Source: https://virtualtrener.com/this-99-year-old-bicyclist-has-taken-home-a-world-silver-medal/

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