She started exercising in her 50s, and now after turning 80 starts each day by running ten miles.
Young is the head cook of the Native American protests of the Dakota pipeline, supervising food preparations for almost 3000 people a day.
Already the first woman to scale American Ninja Warrior‘s 14 1/2-foot Warped Wall, Graff has also now become the first woman to complete stage one of the show’s national finals.
The 2012 Olympic games were the first to feature women’s boxing as an event, and at 17 years old–one of the youngest boxers there–Shields won gold in her weight class. But fame, money, and endorsements did not follow.