A Source of Inspiration: Philippa “Phil” Raschker

Philippa Raschker grew up in Germany, but moved to the United States in her early 20s.  She now lives in Marietta, GA.

At the Masters World Track and Field Championships in Italy in 2007, she walked away with 10 gold medals.

The 61-year-old athlete is the world champion of the 100, the 200, the long jump, the high jump, the triple jump, pole vault and the hurdles, among other events.

Philippa Raschker interview, growingbolder.com, 1/17/2008

Phil Raschker

 

More Reading

“I Want to be a Winner,” Second Wind: The Rise of the Ageless Athlete by Lee Bergquist, pages 81-93

At 62, age not an obstacle, AJC, July 12, 2009

 
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