After almost a century on the ice, the world’s oldest hockey player has no intention of slowing down. Mark Sertich lives in Minnesota and—at 95 years old—plays hockey several times a week in a league consisting mostly of young firefighters.
For the past 50 years, kung fu master Li Liangui has been contorting his body into seemingly impossible positions as he practices one of the more unusual Chinese martial arts. The 70-year-old is an expert in suogugong—or body shrinking kung fu—in which practitioners dislocate their joints to help them achieve unlikely positions and feats of contortion. Liangui is among the world’s last suogugong masters, and his ability to withstand pain has given him the flexibility and bones of a 30-year-old.