His airness, Michael Jordan, turned 50 on Sunday. The legendary basketball player knows a thing or two about beating the odds, even learning a few tricks from his younger self.

Michael Jordan Plays 1on1 with Himself, Overcomes Life's Roadblocks

Michael Jordan, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, turned 50 on Sunday. Apparently, one of the only people who can really give Jordan a run for his money is... Michael Jordan. Check out some age-defying moves below, as well as Jordan's advice on how to overcome any obstacle.


"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."

—Michael Jordan, hall of fame basketball player

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