You’re Never Too Old To Be Phenomenal as Arthur Duncan, 84 completes his 8th Sani2C
“It is your life, make it great.” Anonymous
On the 17 May 2019. Arthur Duncan, aged 84, completed the renowned KAP Sani2C 3 day MTB race, riding 265 kms and climbing 3 445 m on a tough mountain biking route from Underberg in the southern Drakensberg to Scottburgh on the South Coast in KZN
Who says you can’t mountain bike and successfully complete mountain bike stage races when you are in your 80’s? Participating in an outrageously extreme sport will add years to your life not take them away. Anything can be achieved. As you get older and more mature, you will be able to deal with adversity better.
Let go of all your baggage and rules, and take up an extreme sport that you’ve always wanted to try. Slap the two digits of your age on the face and show them who’s boss.
“Mountain biking is wonderful and that is where my passion lies; you get to ride and experience places you would never otherwise get to see.” – Arthur Duncan
“It is very important to look after yourself as you get older, not only with exercise, but with diet as well. It is vital for elderly people to get active in some form of physical activity.
For me though I do train really hard, and I do exercise with weights to retain muscle mass.
The secret to getting what you want from life is understanding that what you do right now drives your future.
You can put off doing what is important, or you can start working on it right now.
It’s never too late to do something amazing.
People are doing extraordinary things all the time. And there’s no reason you can’t be one of them.
Join Arthur Duncan and the extraordinary people in this world, it is never too late to start!
At 77, John Glenn became the oldest person to go into space
At 80 the oldest person to climb Everest is Yuichiro Miura of Japan
At 82, William Ivy Baldwin became the oldest tightrope walker, crossing the South Boulder Canyon in Colorado on a 320-foot wire
At 84, Arthur Duncan, completed the renowned KAP Sani2C 3 day for the 8th time!
At 86, Katherine Pelton swam the 200-meter butterﬂy in 3 minutes, 1.14 seconds, beating the men’s world record for that age group by over 20 seconds.
At 92, Paul Spangler ﬁnished his 14th marathon
At 99, Teiichi Igarashi climbed Mt. Fuji.
As you reflect on the amazing journeys we all embark on at all ages, it’s never too late to do something extraordinary. Join Arthur and the thousands of mountain biking obsessed mountain bikers for the 2020 KAP Sani2C.
Early bird public entries for KAPsani2c 2020 will open 22 May 2019, 09:00
Early bird entries limited to 100 teams per event, and will be sold at 2019’s prices.