I bet you know some athletes. You can find them almost anywhere. There is a
handful of good athletes. Athletes you can think out of the top of your head, Athletes that are nearby, athletes in the Olympics, so on.
Another group of athletes is set apart from the normal athletes.
These athletes are the best of the best. In this group is 48-year-old gunslinger. Also there is a man who was a leading scorer on his hockey team when he was 50.
Who is this group of players? This group of players is amazing athletes that have had a major accomplishment 40 years or older of age.
They are set apart from the sports world. It is so hard to be in this group of athletes that you might have to become a Masters Champion at 46 (Jack Nicklaus) or be the fastest player on your football team at 40 (Darrell Green) Athletes 40 years of age and older have to play a very long time in there sport.
Most athletes play until about age 30 and then they will hang up the hat. Just as this group of athletes will play at least 10 years more of sports than the average professional athlete.
Who are some of the amazing athletes that I will discuss? Also, what accomplishment did they make? Some of the people you will hear about you have already heard of.
Some people you will see, you may not exactly know. The athletes that will be discussed in 10 slides are Eamonn Coghlan, Dara Torres, Hank Aaron, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Martina Navratilova, Darrell Green, Jack Nicklaus, George Foreman, Nolan Ryan, and George Blanda.