Iowa woman, 64, pole vaults and does cartwheels

Kay Glynn loves to share fitness with others
Posted at 4:29 PM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 17:29:47-04

Part bendy, all athlete-Kay Glynn, a mother and grandmother, is all about sharing the joy of fitness. She's 64.

" I don't think it does make any difference when you start," she said.

In the last decade, Kay has competed in track meets, from pole vaults to long jumps. She's also been all over national media with her aerobic dance routines. Cartwheeling, flipping, and flexing her way to the spotlight. As many who age, she had a set back along the way-two hip surgeries, but that didn't slow her down.

"I can flip I can long jump I can pole vault I can do anything that I've ever done before," she said.

Next step for Kay? Another meet of course, in two weeks in Council Bluffs. Until then it's hitting the gym, and then "treating herself" with a monkey bars workout.

"Age is just a number," she says. "I don't even think about it I know I'm one year older than yesterday but that's about it." '