Sister Madonna Buder - At 80, the 'Iron Nun' Prepares for Her Next Triathlon

She’s showing all of us up.

Sister Madonna Buder (born 24 July 1930) is a Roman Catholic nun from Spokane, Washington. As a nun with the Sisters for Christian Community, Sister Madonna has the freedom to choose her own ministry and lifestyle. She is well known in the Triathlon community for her achievements in age group races. She has completed over 200 triathlons including thirteen Ironman Triathlons. At the 2005 Hawaii Ironman, at age 75, she became the oldest woman ever to complete the race, finishing 1 hour before the 17-hour midnight cut-off time. At the 2006 Hawaii Ironman, at age 76, she again became the oldest woman ever to complete the race, finishing with a time of 16:59:03. Sister Buder started running when she was aged 49. During her sporting career, she has worked hard at also raising money for various charities. She is quoted as saying “I train religiously”.

let us pray

She still pees on herself. And that is unforgivable.

Turn the other cheek dude

my sculpture professor has to be in his 70s and rode 400 miles around ohio this summer in an unsupported affair.
he’s a marianist brother and pretty awesome

Hell yes!

yeah, but she’s 80. it probably has nothing to do with triathlons.

the lord forgives

the lord forgives[/quote]

ultimate sign of weakness