105-year-old cyclist rides 14 miles in an hour en route to a world record
On Wednesday, French Robert marchanne set a new world record in the No. 22 cycling race. 547 (about 14 miles)in an hour — At the age of 105 Marchand wore a purple and yellow cycling suit, a pink helmet and yellow glasses, and finished 92 laps at Velodrome National, an indoor circuit near Paris for elite cycling. He created 105, according to The Associated Press- In addition to the age group, there was a standing ovation in the crowd and when Robert stopped, they chanted \"Robert, Robert \". Still, he said he could have done better. \"I didn\'t see a sign that warned me that there were 10 minutes left,\" Marchand said, according to The Associated Press . \". \"Otherwise I will go faster and I will post a better time. I\'m waiting for an opponent now. \"In contrast, the United StatesK. Bradley Wiggins rides 54. 526 (about 34 miles) According to the BBC, on 2015, the man\'s one-hour record remained unchanged. \"I\'m not here to be a champion. \"I\'m here to prove that you can still ride a bike at the age of 105,\" Marchand said . \". His record- The ride on Wednesday was incredible, but Marchand\'s entire life went through a series of unusual events. The background of the Associated Press is this: So what is his secret? Marchand\'s coach and friend, Gerard Mistler, told The Associated Press that it was simple: he eats fruits and vegetables, does not smoke, drinks only wine once in a while, and sleeps at 9 in the eveningm. Exercise every day. Mistler, perhaps aware of the cloud of doubt hovering in an impressive bike show, told the news service: \"If [he] He wouldn\'t have been there if he had taken doping. \"It seems that this story is no better than it is. There are some amazing photos here.