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Thursday, August 23, 2018

The incredibly atheletic and driven Jackie Krisher joined Janeane to talk about what she has been up to since being featured in Clare Imler's film, "No Limits." She plans to hike Mount Kilimanjaro in 2020 when she is...87!

MEET JACKIE KRISHER


LISTEN to today's featured guest Jackie Krisher!

Jackie is filled with stories of resilience, drive and determination! Currently she is 85 years old, working, and training whenever possible. She juggles her passion for CrossFit, hiking and other athletic pursuits while raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Her goal is to be able to go to Africa to hike Mount Kilimanjaro in 2020, when she will be 87. She will be the oldest woman to hike Mount Kilimanjaro.

Since we spoke, Jackie shared that in 2016 she completed a 50 mile bicycle race, as part of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In 2017, she hiked Yosemite. In 2018, Jackie completed a 1/2 marathon in Central Oregon at 4200ft altitude. She plans to hike MT Kilimanjaro when she is 87; this is over 19000 ft altitude.

In our conversation, Jackie mentioned she participates in:
Sunrise to Sunset Hikers Meetup

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