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TOP 10: Marathon Swimmer Diana Nyad Launches National Walking Initiative

Diana Nyad EverWalk map/EverWalk website

Marathon Swimmer Diana Nyad Launches National Walking Initiative: T. Dunlap–people.com–9/2/16

TOP 10: Weekend Warriors: Kari Castle, A Legend in Hang Gliding

Kari Castle, hang glider/Photo: Kari Castle on espn.go.com

Weekend Warriors: Kari Castle, A Legend in Hang Gliding: D. Williams–espn.go.com–7/22/16–Photo: Courtesy of Kari Castle

TOP 10: World’s Oldest Female Bodybuilder Ernestine Shepherd Shares Her Secret to Success

Ernestine Shepherd on GMA/Photo: Screenshot

World’s Oldest Female Bodybuilder Ernestine Shepherd Shares Her Secret to Success: J. Mazziotta–motto.time.com–6/29/16–Photo: Screenshot

TOP 10: The Sport That Saved Christy Gardner’s Life

Christy Gardner/sled hockey team/Photo: Christy Gardner

The Sport That Saved Christy Gardner’s Life: Doug Williams–espn.go.com–1/24/16—Photo: Christy Gardner

Brent Thomson Runs Mount Everest

Brent Thomson on Mt Everest, Dec. 2011 on TWEBy Pamela Burke

Twitter: @ThomsonBrent

She went, she ran, she conquered! Brent Thomson took on what is called the hardest and highest race in the world, the Mount Everest Marathon, and accomplished her incredible goal this month. At 60 years of age, she finished in 8 hours and 12 minutes. Just completing the 26.2 mile journey down the rugged terrain was a feat in itself.

“I’m extremely thrilled that I did it and in a time I am very proud of…we pushed our bodies to the extreme limits.” Brent Thomson

We profiled Brent on this website before she left for Nepal to begin her trek to 17,200 feet. She returned earlier this month and gave Stacey Gualandi the first exclusive interview on the Women’s Eye Radio Show about her amazing race… [Read more…]