Depth or disregard?
HE is 73 years old. And he still boxes.
Arthur ‘Bullet’ Bradley was back in the ring earlier this month, facing an old enemy, who is three years his junior at 70, in a rematch of their Australian lightweight title fight in 1967.
He bounced into our Kingaroy office this week for an interview with South Burnett sports reporter, Aiden Burgess. And boy, did he turn on the charm.
It got me thinking about how we work hard throughout life, and make the most of our days and experiences.
I used to think my grandparents were sprightly for their age but they would be no match for young Bullet.
I have never met a more dynamic 70-year-old.
It got me thinking about how we work hard throughout life and make the most of our days and experiences.
It just so happened this all took place in the same week NikWallenda became the first man to tightrope-walk across the Grand Canyon, with no safety net and no harness.
He wore jeans – not an obvious choice.
His shoes were hand-made by his mother.
I’ve been skydiving, so I do appreciate a bit of an adrenaline rush.
But to me, these two men can’t be compared.
The difference between them is that one has lived his life to the fullest, taking on new challenges and succeeding.
The other has shown a complete disregard for life as he takes on new challenges and succeeds.