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T. Boone Pickens responds to President Obama's workout video with running video


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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: BP Capital Management CEO T. Boone Pickens address the Newsmaker Luncheon on renewable and alternative energy at the National Press Club April 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. Pickens and fellow billionaire Turner Enterprises CEO Ted Turner shared the stage and said they agree on most things, including global warming, the need to move away from a dependency on foreign oil and the need to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** T. Boone Pickens;

T. Boone Pickens has some speed.

The 86-year-old Oklahoma State booster and businessman with his name on the school's football stadium responded to the workout video of President Obama in Poland with a video of his own Thursday, challenging the president to a one-hour workout.

While the president did have a well-documented smoking habit, his basketball games and his time spent on the elliptical help him when it comes to aerobic capacity. Pickens moves very well, much better than many people decades younger, but we're not sure his confidence is warrented, especially if his cardio is anything like his well documented wind-turbine plans.

But the challenge is fun to issue, especially since Pickens knows it won't be what gets him to seriously discuss the United States' energy policy.

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