Lydia Ko, 15, makes history with win Sunday
Last Sunday, a woman on the eve of her 63rd birthday was battling jellyfish, weather and exhaustion as she tried, valiantly but ultimately unsuccessfully, to swim from Cuba to Florida.
This Sunday, a 15-year-old girl became the youngest winner of an LPGA tournament.
What are we to make of these extremes? Perhaps just this: When it comes to accomplishment, age is often an arbitrary arbiter. Swimmer Diana Nyad and golfer Lydia Ko could tell you that.
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