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Jun 08 Roller rink phenom, 96, hangs up his skates

June 08, 2012, 12:18 p.m. (ET)

Thor PettersonThor Pettersen says he's strapped eight wheels to his feet for the last time.

The roller-skating phenomenon retired his skates Wednesday during a ceremony at Skate Express in Watertown that doubled as a birthday party. He turned 96 Sunday.



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