103-Year-Old Nicknamed The ‘Hurricane’ Wins Gold Yet Again

Just imagine you’re on a race, and then you look on the side and see your grandma passing you, sprinting as fast as she can. Can you imagine that? Well, it is not a surprise if you do, because it is very far from impossible.

Julia Hawkins, has the nickname ‘Hurricane’, and she is one of the greatest living miracles. She is 103 years old, she is a mother of four, a grandmother of three and a great-grandmother of three as well!

But this doesn’t make her the real superhero, what does is though, her success in competitive cycling, which has brought her many national titles.

In 2019 at the Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she won gold medals in both the 100-meter dash and 50-meter dash in the women’s 100+ division. But, this time she was a little bit slower than at the 2017 games. Back in 2017 at those games she set the world record in the 100-meter dash.

Mrs. Hawkins believed that this was only because she was older than last year, or because of the atmosphere.

As per the National Senior Games Association, the non-profit organization that is running the Senior Games, she is the oldest female to compete on an American Track.

This stunning lady went to running sometime down the road, when biking on rocky courses turned out to be excessively testing. However, Hawking claims that says she has no issues with her knees or hips. 

At the point when gotten some information about her mystery to life span, she says that she continues moving, despite the fact that she never again does any activities especially. However, she eats well and controls her body weight. 

Her principle physical action is cultivating at her home in Louisiana. She says she has a section of land of land, and she works in it constantly. She has 30 bonsai shrubberies, and some of them are 40 or 50 years of age. 

Conceived on Feb. 9, 1916, Hawkins graduated with an encouraging degree from Louisiana State University in 1938. 

Her significant other, Murray Hawkins, was a material science teacher at the college, subsequent to enduring the besieging of Pearl Harbor, requested that her wed him, and they manufactured their home. 

He even made a container for her gold awards that she’s aggregated throughout the years. 

She believes that she is a motivation to more seasoned individuals to not quit moving and continue doing things that they’re keen on, and includes that it is remarkable to her to have the option to do this.

She also said that for a woman her age, every day is a miracle, therefore she is not able to plan further ahead for the next race, but she will remain positive!


Sources:
abcnews.go.com
apost.com
theticketmi.com
australianewsly.com

Comments

Leave a Reply