81-year-old roller skater keeps rolling to stay young

<p>You'll need roller skates to keep up with Edna Davoll.</p>

News 12 Staff

May 27, 2018, 4:29 PM

Updated 2,190 days ago


You'll need roller skates to keep up with Edna Davoll.
At age 81, she's the oldest member of her skate team. She spent her birthday this April at the skating rink, and a video of her moves went viral. It's been viewed more than 2 million times.
News 12's Averi Harper caught up with Davoll and asked her what's the key to staying youthful.
"I'm not a sit-down person," she says. "I stay moving and I count my blessings."
With a charm as vibrant as her hot pink outfits, her teammates call her an inspiration on and off her skates.
For Davoll, the skaters are the rink aren't just her friends, they're her skate family. And she plans to keep rolling for years to come.
"Skating is on my menu for as long as I can keep on doing it," she says.

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