76 years old grandmother Lyubov Morekhodova from Siberia is not an ordinary pensioner. Lyubov learned to skate at the age of seven and now she spends her retirement days gliding across one of the deepest lakes in the world – Baikal. Retired technology engineer lives in a modest house and takes care of her beloved animals consisting of dogs, a cat, hens, roosters, calves, bulls, and cows.
Lyubov is used to skating long distances every day
Her father made the skates by cutting a metal saw and inserting it into pieces of wood which she then tied to Valenki (traditional felt boots)
After her husband died Lyubov is living alone, although she doesn’t feel lonely in a company of her beloved animals
The drinking water comes from Baikal. Every day she carries buckets full of water
Lyubov admits that the Baikal gives her happiness and a good mood
Lyubov possesses a talent in embroidery and other crafts. Some of her works were even awarded in local competitions