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By Daniel Thompson

Hewitt takes aim, becomes fastest duelist in the world


Daniel Thompson

Shown above is local resident Tom Hewitt, who is the world’s fastest duelist amongst people ages 65-69. He claimed the title in October of last year in Utah.

Local resident Tom Hewitt proves the saying that age is just a number. Hewitt is the fastest duelist in the world for people ages 65-69.

He gained this title by participating in the Huntsman World Senior Games in October of 2012 in St. George, Utah. The Hunstman Senior Games began in 1987 as the World Senior Games and was founded by Daisy and John H. Morgan, Jr. with the idea that the golden years were better when good health and physical fitness became an way of life instead of an occasional hobby, according to the organization’s website.

“It is the Olympic championship for seniors. Th...

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