SA's Golden Girls
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟭𝟵 𝗦𝗲𝗽𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
It's an Olympic sport, although not one that’s celebrated with much fanfare. But for three South African seniors – aged 60, 70 and 80 – race-walking is what gives them an impressive zest for life. Each walked away with gold medals at the World Master's Athletics Championships in Finland this year, making up six of the ten gold medals won by the South African team. In an era where the value of age is often eclipsed by the charisma of youth, these women aren’t looking to any fountain to defy the march of time. Carte Blanche took on our gold-winning champions.
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