The Frenchman set his latest world record in January, thriving in a sport that he has loved since he was a child.
The ancient Japanese tradition of plunging into the sea to fish still offers joys to a woman who has been doing it for almost 70 years.
Not ready to retire
She arrived in the UK as a Kindertransport refugee, built a leading tech business and is now changing lives through her three charities.
Still in the saddle
Australia’s oldest professional rodeo star says the sport keeps him fit and the competition still keeps him hungry after more than 70 years.
The last laugh
The american discovered stand-up in her 70s, and wants audiences to leave her shows believing that it is never too late to achieve their dreams.
Style and substance
After a long career as a leading stylist, the New Yorker founded her own company and has become a social media star who has embraced getting older.
A glorious view from the top
The Japanese first climbed — and skied down — Mount Everest at 70. Now, he is plotting a fourth attempt of the world’s highest peak.
The 'Iron Nun'
Having competed in 45 of the gruelling races that combine swimming, running and cycling, the American is still training and competing.
Still at the helm
The first man to complete a solo circumnavigation of the globe is as committed to his craft as ever, and says experience has only made him better at it.
Artisan on song
The man credited with reviving the violin-making traditions of Antonio Stradivari says understanding nature and finding joy in work is the key to a long and healthy life.
A fresh face
After a break of almost six decades, an unexpected encounter at the age of 70 relaunched one of the most enduring careers in high fashion. Two decades on, it is still going strong.
The road runner
At the age of 90, the former dentist rebuilt his body. Now, he is a world-class sprinter and long jumper, and wants us to radically rethink how we approach ageing.