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East Texas bodybuilder gets better with age

Robert Irby loves to compete.  At age 60 he's not slowing down.

Irby is owner of Longview's Flex Gym.  He will be aiming to strike an impression at the NPC Masters National Championships in Pittsburgh in two weeks.

Irby won his age division in 2012.  The 60 year old plans on beating the entire field this time around.  Do that and Irby will win a pro card earning a chance to compete in the professional ranks.

"I've been competing for the past 27 years," said Irby.  "You're just not going to stop. I can't quit. I've played ball my whole life, when I got out of that and got into bodybuilding and won that first trophy like you said it's just that competitive spirit. It's something I want to do and I just love. it."

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