94-year-old man becomes oldest ever sixth-degree black belt
A 94-year-old man in Indiana made history recently when he became the oldest person to pass the test for a sixth-degree black belt in taekwondo.
Dr. Harlan Van Over first began studying taekwondo at age 59 and has kept progressing over the decades. At the ATA World Championships in Little Rock he passed his sixth-degree black belt test, performing a series of 96 moves that including breaking wooden boards with kicks and punches.
According to the Evansville Courier & Press, Van Over is training to test for the title of Master Instructor at the 2017 World Expo in Kazakhstan.