By CBSLA Staff

GLENDALE (CBSLA) — A swimming champion known as “Mighty Mo” celebrated a milestone not too many of her fellow swimmers can claim – her 100th birthday.

PASADENA, CA – NOVEMBER 27: Maurine Kornfeld, 100, is getting into the pool for the 6:30am Masters swim practice at Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Pasadena, CA. Maurine, known to her team as “Mo” just turned 100 and her team is celebrating. Kornfield is a real inspiration for her swimteam and her team is commemorating her 100th birthday. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

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Maurine Kornfeld arrived at the Glendale pool where she still swims nearly every weekday to find a small party complete with a racy cake and a whale-shaped piñata. Her fellow swimmers sang “Happy Birthday” to her from the pool.

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“It’s so nice to have young people as friends, and what they’re doing – it’s delightful,” she said.

Kornfeld only started swimming seriously at 65, but since then, she’s become a legend – she has 14 world championships to her name and has set 28 records. She was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2018.

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The swimming sensation says if she had any words of inspiration for anyone, it’s to “just enjoy life.”