image:Wikipedia 55 years old and still flying.What is its secret?
image:wsj.com The Titanosaur remains so new it doesn’t have an official scientific name
image:usatoday Oldest living WWII veteran talked about his long life
Carl Reese set the speed record for crossing the country on a motorcycle, riding from LA to NYC in just under 39 hours.. image:wired.com Just after 9 o’clock in the evening on August 29, 2015, a guy riding a big white BMW rolled up to the brand’s Manhattan dealership on West 57th Street. A small crowd met him there with hugs, cameras, and papers to sign. The man they were there to welcome, a 47-year-old Californian named Carl Reese, had ridden 2,829 miles from Los Angeles in just 38 hours and 49 minutes. That was fast enough to sent a new record.
image:Wikipedia Julie Krone, an American jockey and the shortest female athlete ever. With a height of mere 59 inches (149 cm), Julie proved as ideal for such a profession, ensuring her an impressive number of 3,704 career wins and the title of the first female jockey to win a Triple Crown race, as well as the first female to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.
image:pinterest The numbers behind Zach Bitter’s new American 100-mile record are dizzying: One hundred miles in 11:40:55. That’s 7:01 per mile for 100 miles. It’s the equivalent of nearly four straight 3:03 marathons. It’s 402 laps on a 400-meter track. Bitter, a 29-year-old resident of Davis, California, ran the record at the Desert Solstice Invitational in Phoenix on December 19, 2015. Reached by phone three days later while driving home, he made it all sound so simple
image:courageous-journeys.com Vet reveals his training regimen—and the secret that helped him push through the toughest moments
image:outsideonline Evelyn Stevens has gone from a Wall Street analyst to a world record-setting cyclist.
image: stayloud.skullcandy.com Andy Stumpf is a veteran Navy SEAL with over a decade of combat service experience. While on deployment in Iraq, he was wounded in 2005. As a result of his injuries, the doctors told him he might never have the use of his leg again. After a yearlong rehab regiment including overcoming a reliance on painkillers, he recovered not only the ability to walk unassisted, but returned to full active duty and continued combat deployments. Now retired, Andy is considered a world-class skydiver and skydive instructor. But, he is not just in it for recreational jumps and training, he is looking to raise a world record in order to raise funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation. Andy Stumpf is a “Man on a Mission.”
image:foxnews NAS Lemoore, CA, USA -- The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder has set a new world record for open-top sports cars at Naval Air Station Lemoore where Racelogic, the renowned independent speed testing firm, has officially confirmed that a top speed of 265.6 mph (427.3 km/h) was achieved, thus setting the new world record for the Fastest Convertible Car.