You’re never too old to—pole vault? Eighty-seven-year-old Adolph Hoffman is aiming to beat the pole vaulting world record for his age while competing in the Senior Olympics.
Hoffman is 5’7” tall. The world pole vaulting record for his age is eight foot.
“I pole vault, high jump, long jump, discuss shot, javelin, hammer throw,”
Hoffman told CNN.
Hoffman—a retired construction company president—works out beside athletes much younger than himself. In addition to Olympic sports, the senior athlete’s competed in the Men’s Senior Baseball League World Series.
His secret to health?
“Never drank. Never smoked,”