Part science, part journey into the untapped potential of the human spirit, join Bruce Grierson , five-time Canadian National Magazine Award-winning feature writer for the remarkable story of a 94-year-old track and field champion (not retired).
Olga Kotelko is most certainly a genetic outlier, one of those rare, blessed people whose bodies resist the degradations of age. More remarkably, she's not alone; there are men and women all over the world competing at ages at which most of us will be lucky even to be alive. But her secret, and theirs, isn't just the luck of the gene pool. It's in the stories of how they exploit their genetic good fortune where the lessons for the rest of us may be found.