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Ski & Snowboard News / What does a 91 year old do on his birthday?

Mar 11, 2015 01:36PM ● By Harriet Wallis

photo: Harriet Wallis

See the guy on the right? That's Bob Murdock. He celebrated his 91st birthday by skiing the slopes of Alta. It's not unusual. He skis three days a week throughout the winter with his good friend Loren Bullock, 89. Loren is in the middle of this photo.

These two ski buddies are both like the little pink rabbit. They keep going and going. They're good skiers and don't miss a day no matter what the weather is doing.

The other skiers in the photo are part of Alta's Wild Old Bunch (WOB). It's a group of 110 enthusiastic skiers who come from the Salt Lake area as well as all over the world. Some WOB members come from Quebec, Germany and Australia as well as from the Florida Keys, Wisconsin, New Jersey and other states. They share a passion for skiing. They meet daily for lunch on the mountain and for dinner once a week when they're in town.

Skiing is a life-long activity that has no age barriers. These WOB skiers are celebrating life. What do you do to celebrate life?