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Dr. Charles Eugster has done it again! Not content to rest on his laurels and the 31 International rowing Gold medals he has already won,
13th May: FAZ, one of Germany's leading newspapers wrote about Charles as the fittest elderly person in the world. Here is the article.
11th May: Charles spoke at the European Health & Fitness Association's meeting in Madrid.
22nd April: Charles appeared on the INJOY stand at FIBO (the International Trade Fair for Fitness, Leisure, Sport and Bodybuilding) in Essen, Germany, where he was interviewed by two TV stations and several other media.
24th April: Charles competed in the World Strenflex Championships where he achieved the highest number of points ever recorded. His performance included 57 dips, 61 chin-ups, 50 push-ups and 48 abdominal crunches each in 45 seconds! Men and women between the ages of 18 and 90 came to compete from 8 countries.
March: Charles competed in the Strenflex Decathlon in Zurich and won with a huge score of 306 points, possibly the highest score ever recorded on that date.
26th February 2010: Charles participated in a panel discussion entitled “Strength in Old Age” hosted by the Swiss Federation of Fitness Centres in Lucerne.
23rd January 2010: Charles delivered a lecture entitled:
He has been asked by the Alzheimer's Society to become a celebrity ambassador in the UK, and he's been approached by Anti aging organizations in Australia and the US to speak at their conferences. Plus working as an ambassador for INJOY it's tough to fit in the training that's underway for the World Masters Regatta!
If that wasn't enough Charles has been interviewed by 2 National newspapers in the UK, national radio and fitness and lifestyle magazines, reports will be posted on here once they been published.
Here is some of the media coverage about Charles this year. There is much more to come!
Read about Charles' amazing exploits as revealed by the Daily Express and the Scottish Sunday Express.
This report was picked up around the World by much of the Health media and bodybuilding fraternity including;
- Bodybuilding Natural
- Muscle Gain Truth
- Interesting Topics
- K-Swiss Fit
- RTL Hungary
And a multitude of sites across the Balkans including the Guardian UK and Elixir News.
Charles is also a well-known name in German speaking countries as is shown here by the 3rd part of a report by the Badische Zeitung.