From real estate mogul to inspiring triathlete - 81-year-old Garth Barfoot isn't slowing down

Garth Barfoot's is not only an iconic businessman but also a legendary triathlete.

The 81-year-old only picked up the sport in his late 50's, since then he's competed in 250 triathlons and 25 Ironmans.

Known more for his achievements in the property world as opposed to sport, Barfoot's passion for multi-sport has superseded his love of the housing market.

However the numerous events mixed with age have taken their toll, Barfoot's had 3 hip replacements, the last one just 9 months ago.

But the energetic athlete is refusing to let retirement and injuries slow him down, instead he's come up with a way to stay competitive.

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