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How fast are the over 40's in competitions?

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Dear Logiqx, I hope you are well. I went to my first comp after 2 years, now that I live in France. I met an oldie there, Helmut Heilig, very nice chap. I also have some new records and wondered if you could add them to the over 40s tables please? 3x3x3 single 14.78 and an average of 17.79 :) Thank you! http://cubecomps.com/live.php?cid=4144&compid=120
Hey Nico. I normally run a refresh on Mondays and Tuesdays to catch the weekend results. Your results should show up early this week.
 

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I've added some stats relating to completeness.

Percentage coverage for 3x3x3
90% of sub-15 | 50% of sub-20 | 43% of sub-25 | 34% of sub-30 | 25% of sub-45 | 21% of sub-1:00

3x3x3 variations have greater coverage
OH: 70% of sub-0:40 | 3BLD: 80% of sub-3:00 | Feet: 90% of sub-3:00 | FMC: 100% of sub-40

Big cubes have even greater coverage
4x4: 100% of sub-1:15 | 5x5: 100% of sub-2:30 | 6x6: 100% of sub-5:00 | 7x7: 100% of sub-8:00
 
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I just now noticed - Mats Bergsten completely dominates the 60+ list. First in every single category (and only person in most categories). :)

Pretty nice, Mats!

Edit: it just occurred to me that I'm going to mess his list up pretty substantially in a few years. :) But then he'll just go own the 70+ list, I guess.
 

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I just now noticed - Mats Bergsten completely dominates the 60+ list. First in every single category (and only person in most categories). :)

Pretty nice, Mats!

Edit: it just occurred to me that I'm going to mess his list up pretty substantially in a few years. :) But then he'll just go own the 70+ list, I guess.
You'll still have to earn it after you turn 60, don't forget ;). Mats really blows the curve for us oldies.
 
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You'll still have to earn it after you turn 60, don't forget ;). Mats really blows the curve for us oldies.
I realize that, but I'm currently faster at almost everything (everything except 3BLD - it will take some work for me to beat Mats at 3BLD) than I ever have been. So I'm hoping that means it's just a matter of getting to the competitions. :)
 

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I realize that, but I'm currently faster at almost everything (everything except 3BLD - it will take some work for me to beat Mats at 3BLD) than I ever have been. So I'm hoping that means it's just a matter of getting to the competitions. :)
For some reason I was confusing Mats with Ron van Bruchem but Ron apparently isn't in the over 60's group yet, despite me subconsciously trying to rush him.
 

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For some reason I was confusing Mats with Ron van Bruchem but Ron apparently isn't in the over 60's group yet, despite me subconsciously trying to rush him.
I can't remember who gets there first - me or Ron. I know we're fairly close to the same age.

Edit: It's been a long time since I was sure of this, but I seem to vaguely recall that Ton is older than me, but I'm older than Ron. I admit I may have that completely wrong, though - the vague memory thing kind of comes with the category. :)
 

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Does anyone know if and when you just start getting slower as you get older?

I am 41 and can’t imagine that my times will just continue to decrease. Surely age just catches up at some point.

Those Ron stats are incredible, is he as fast today as he ever was?

Inspirational and cause for hope *does another session of 100 solves*
 
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