Monday, August 05, 2013

87 Year Old Johanna Quaas the World's Oldest Gymnast - The Guinness Book of Records

Who has a grandma like this one? Johanna Quaas, the 87 year old, 11-times German Senior champion of artistic gymnastics, from Halle, Germany became popular in 2012 when many YouTube clips showed her training at age 86 during the Turnier der Meister in Cottbus. The clips became a huge hit and generated  millions of views on YouTube. Johanna Quass was entered into The Guinness Book of Records on September 13, 2012 as oldest gymnast in the world. Check out the her videos below, and be prepared to be amazed!!

VIDEO of gymnastics competition on March 26, 2012

VIDEO from The day Quaas was entered into The Guinness Book of Records; September 13, 2012

VIDEO of Johanna Quaas telling her story and her "Secrets to Success."

Johanna Quaas was born November 20, 1925 in Hohenmölsen, Germany. She married  gymnast coach Gerhard Quaas in 1963 with whom she had three daughters.

Johanna Quaas on the parallel bars.

Johanna Quaas on the parallel bars and her husband by her side. 

With her husband Gerhard and granddaughter Susie: Johanna Quaas was a sports teacher, teacher trainer and sports coach. Her husband is also a gymnastics coach.

Johanna and her husband Gerhard cooking together. Her secret to healthy living is eating is
not too much and not too little and plenty of greens".

Johannah and Gerhard Quaas. Married 50 years in 2013.

1 comment:

  1. Wow!! NO WAY!!! Bless that woman! Her legs are flawless too :O