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.
All Masters Sports Stories
So many athletes from The Villages showed up at the National Senior Games to represent their community and show that if you have an amazing support system, lead an active lifestyle, and have the right mindset, anything is achievable.
Records were set, inspiration was delivered, and friends were made at the National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Growing Bolder is teaming up with the National Senior Games Association to shine the spotlight on the rapidly growing world of masters or senior sports.
From humble beginnings, Harris Rosen has built one of the largest independently owned hotel groups in the country. But a hotelier is not what Rosen is; it’s simply what he does.
Ben Beach holds one of the most amazing records in sports and it’s a record he breaks every year. Now in his mid-60s, the man who has run 48 straight Boston Marathons explains why and how he keeps going.
If you think someone 90 or older can’t bounce back from a broken hip, prepare to have your mind changed. Meet Dottie Gray, the 94-year-old who had her hip replaced less than a year ago and still showed up to compete at the National Senior Games.
Philipp Djang is one of the most decorated swimmers in National Senior Games history. How is he surviving life during the pandemic, which means the end of swim practices? Growing Bolder checks in with him to discuss this and more.
Marc Middleton, Growing Bolder CEO, and Marc T. Riker, National Senior Games Association CEO, chat about the state of organized sports for 50+ adults.
In her 60s, Sharon Hernstadt went from a cardiac patient to a world powerlifting champion. Check out how she found the strength to inspire us all.
Don’t let the headline fool you. This is not really about sports. It’s about a lifestyle that’s filled with fun, friendship and fitness. Learn more about what masters sports are, why masters athletes compete, and what these athletes are out to prove.
There is something happening across the world that is changing aging — the amazing growth of interest and participation in senior or masters sports. Kyle Case is the CEO of the Huntsman World Senior Games, an event that draws nearly 12,000 athletes to its annual competition. He explains why master sports are booming and shares tips for getting involved yourself.