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Michael Douglas On A Shared Passion With His 102-Year-Old Father: "He Beats Me All The Time"

Date December 13, 2018

Kirk Douglas, the legendary American actor and filmmaker, recently turned 102. Nevertheless, he still feels as young as before. Maybe, this is because he has a loving family, who is always with him and supports him all the time.

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Kirk Douglas has a secret to living a long life and he finally shared it with the public: never be afraid of any challenges and be open to new opportunities.

Michael Douglas, who is really close to his father Kirk, recently revealed that his 102-year-old dad has incredible skills betting on sports.

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During an interview with the PEOPLE, Michael Douglas said:

He beats me all the time. The last bet I made with him was for $100 on a Jets game – and I lost.

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And added:

I’m a big sports junkie and my father knows nothing about [the games]. I can pick any team and he’ll just take the other one…and [yet] he cleans my clock.

But for both of them, the most important thing is that they spend time together as a father and a son and have fun.

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Besides betting on sports, Kirk Douglas is also physically active. At Lorraine, Michael Douglas opened up that his father still works out and even has a personal trainer. So, maybe regular physical activity is also one of the secrets to long life.

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Kirk Douglas is so inspiring! He proves it is possible to stay active at any age, and achieve great results no matter what.

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