NBC Chicago | Illinois grandmother sets powerlifting record

Most of Sandra Foli’s contemporaries gave up competitive sports a long time ago. But the 73-year-old Bloomington woman is proving that age really is just a number by recently setting a powerlifting record in her age group. Foli completed a clean deadlift of 181.5 pounds at a recent competition. “She went out there and put up a pretty serious weight for a woman of her age,” Foli’s trainer, Chad Hobbs, said. “It’s an inspiration to a lot of people, where so many people become sedentary later on in life, she’s doing something about it.” Continue.sandra-foli