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Elite Elder Athletes

NPR's Tom Goldman reports on active seniors who compete in Master's Athletic Competitions, wowing researchers with their ability to maintain strength and fitness. Scientists expect the aging baby boomer generation to be just as active, but the fitness-fate of Generation X remains a big question mark.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.