Notable accomplishments by older athletes

George Foreman raises his arms as he weighs in before the fight against Evander Holyfield at the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport

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On Sunday, Morgan Shepherd will be racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. At 71, Shepherd will become the oldest driver to ever compete in a NASCAR event. Shepherd is not alone, there are other athletes who have gone on to accomplish big things in their “golden years.” Take a look at our list of seasoned athletes.

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