64 years young and still racing

16 03 2016

This grandparent has been keeping things in gear since the 80s.

Irene Markee, from Buxton, Australia, got some well-deserved attention recently in The Daily Telegraph about her racing exploits.

Irene Markee

She took up the sport  in the mid 80s after her daughter had shown some interest in it.

And she’s been racing from that time forward…even competing in three world championship events.

It just goes to show, it doesn’t matter how old you are…you can always get something out of riding.

Irene Markee a

Which reminds me…back when we did a post on (Really) old guys that ride…both of the riders featured were younger than Markee is today!

Tons of respect for this rad woman!


Pictures: Justin Sanson/The Daily Telegraph







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