Meet The 98-Year-Old Female Judo Master

Here's your inspiring video of the day: a sample clip from the upcoming doc Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful, which profiles the life of 98-year-old judo master Keiko Fukuda. Her destiny down the path of judo was set two generations before her, and in 1934 (at age 21) she begantraining (this was during the final… » 8/22/11 3:05pm 8/22/11 3:05pm

98-Year-Old Woman Reaches Judo's Highest Rank

Our inspiring story of the day concerns Sensei Keiko Fukuda, who was just promoted to 10th degree black belt, judo's highest level. The 98-year-old overcame gender discrimination that kept her at a lower rank than less skilled men for decades. Fukuda still teaches judo and is now one of only three people in the world… » 8/09/11 11:14pm 8/09/11 11:14pm