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74-year-old competitive figure skater takes to the ice

Posted: 1:44 PM, Oct 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-30 10:24:11-04
74-year-old competitive figure skater takes to the ice

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Gayle O’Neill put on ice skates for the first time at the tender age of 50.

For the past 24 years, she’s been an amateur competitive synchronized ice skater.

Her team, Sass, consists of 12 skaters ages 20 to 74, with O’Neill being the eldest.

Each Sunday night, O’Neill and her team members gather on the ice to perfect their routines and regularly skate in shows and competitions.

Watch the video in the player above to learn more about this 74-year-old ice skater.