Kay Glynn of Hastings, Iowa, is 65 and still splits my sides with her annual Christmas photo greeting. But I’m onto her secret. It’s the long hair! She apparently took the story of Samson to heart. But I doubt anyone’s angling to mow her mane. So expect her to show her superhuman strength and flexibility for years to come (especially in the pole vault).
Here she is at Sky Zone trampoline park in Omaha, where she asked staff about when it was least busy. “They told me that if I were to get there right when they opened on a Tuesday, I’d probably be the only one there for about 30 minutes,” she writes. “So that was the plan — and it worked!”Doug Zanders took the stills, while another friend, Karen Roenfeld, shot video, Kay says, as facility workers watched.
“I’ve always loved jumping — for as long as I can remember. When I was a kid (about 8 in this polaroid photo), it was a prerequisite to have a trampoline near our motel when we took our much loved vacations from Iowa to Colorado!” she writes. “LOL I had forgotten about this pic my dad took until after my photo shoot! Looks like my routine is pretty much the same. LOL”
It was her 12th consecutive holiday season photo offering.
Kay counts having done 58 splits during the video. Is that a W65 world record?
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