Notable accomplishments by older athletes

Nancy Lieberman #10 of the Detroit Shock runs down the court during the game against the Houston Comets at Reliant Arena July 24, 2008 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2008 (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

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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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