Vivian Stancil, once a morbidly obese woman with an intense fear of the water is now a healthy, city official who runs two non-profits.
All Masters Sports Stories
Julia Hawkins, 105, and Diane Friedman, 100, both broke records in 2021 to become the two fastest centenarians in the world.
NSGA’s Del Moon points out why these athletes prove you can succeed, not just overcome or survive, after facing life challenges.
CEO of the National Senior Games Marc Riker explains why the National Senior Games is about fun, fitness and fellowship.
Dave Jarvis overcame extreme mental and physical hurdles to win three Gold Medals at the 2021 Florida Senior Games, swimming only six months after undergoing quadruple bypass heart surgery at the age of 74.
A senior soccer club in The Villages, Florida, is helping older adults form new friendships and lead healthier lives.
Masters Track and Field Hall of Famer Joy Upshaw shares six tips for proper running posture to help more people enjoy the benefits of running.
A 100-year-old woman has broken the world records for the fastest 100- and 200-meter dashes in her age group. Watch the videos of Diane Friedman as she becomes the fastest centenarian in the world.
National Senior Games champion Jim Ploen, 93, shares beginner archery tips and encourages others to take aim at this sport that builds focus and confidence.
Diane Travis, 66, is a world and national champion in duathlons, a division of USA Triathlon. She’s one of the country’s most accomplished masters athletes and is active in her hometown, Clermont, FL.
Joe and Janet Johnston recently completed what may be the world’s most unusual home addition for a couple in their 70s — OK, for any couple of any age.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines joined Growing Bolder at the National Senior Games in Albuquerque New Mexico to cover the stories behind the stories.