Dr. Charles Eugster spends most of his days weight training, swimming laps and winning racing competitions. If you think that’s remarkable, you might want to prepare yourself for this revelation: He’s 95 years old.
Yes, you could say that the retired U.K. dentist is the fittest old person alive. Just the other day, Eugster beat the world’s 200 metre sprint record in his age group (95 and older).
The retiree, who now lives in Switzerland, zipped around the track in 55.48 seconds at this year’s British Masters in London.
The best part about this story? He only started track and field 10 years ago.
“I was losing muscle mass and my body was deteriorating,” he said in a previous interview. “I was very vain, I wanted to have a beach body and turn the heads of the sexy, young 70-year-old girls on the beach.”
If that wasn’t enough, Eugster also hopes to inspire people of all age groups to take up new activities.
“You’re never too old to start something new. You can rebuild your body at any age.”