“With thousands of skiers set to converge on Edmonton this weekend for the Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival , 84-year-old Gary Gibson is likely to be in a category all his own.

Gibson, who is from Camrose, will race 55 kilometres in the 80 to 89 age group — a field that was actually created for him.”

Read more at http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/gary-gibson-84-to-compete-once-more-in-birkebeiner-ski-race-1.295662.