Mirtha Munoz, a 70-year-old runner from Bolivia, participated in the Sky Race, Bolivia’s toughest cycling competition which takes place in Andean mountains on a road known as “The way of death.”

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The world´s most dangerous road spirals skyward nearly 11,000 feet, from the country´s lowland jungles to the snow-capped peaks of the Andes. Fog, rain, rockslides and sheer cliffs are main attractions. The road has likely claimed thousands of lives.

But for 70-year old Bolivian Mirtha Munoz, the oldest ever competitor in Bolivia´s 60 km (37 mile) Skyrace, an extreme bike racing competition, it was a natural extension of a passion she picked up years ago.

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