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Jack Nicklaus watches his teammates putt on the first hole during the Honda Classic Kenny G Gold Pro-Am at PGA National Resort And Spa on March 3, 2010 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Notable accomplishments by older athletes

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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