joining age

#1
Just a quick question, are there many people of my age 31..32 next week that you know have joined up? or have they tried but failed to get in due to their fitness levels not being up to scratch. Just curious as i haven't seen anyone on here my age thinking of joining..It's starting to make me think that perhaps i am over the hill (even though im still eligable to join) and the training is going to be a lot lot harder.

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#6
there was a 32 year old fella at my selection, he got into the footguards, only just missed out on the para's run time
 
#8
Just to chip in on this, but i was talking to a young mate of mine yesterday currently going for 4 Para (got P Coy in April). He has 4 blokes on his cadre at Pudsey in their 40's. I near shat a clump when he told me. One is 44 & ex crabs, another is 42 & former GB athlete (so has fitness), there is also an ex 10 Para lad & ex 3 Para both in their 40's. For those re-joining the fitness level is lower with a 10 miler in 2hrs with 38lb kit + gatt.
 

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