Growing Bolder LIVE at the 2022 National Senior Games in Fort Lauderdale


Growing Bolder is excited to produce to what may be the most extensive media coverage in the history of masters athletics at the 2022 National Senior Games, May 10-23 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More than 11,000 athletes over the age of 50 will smash stereotypes, defy expectations, and inspire the world as they compete in more than 25 sports!  

It’s been more than 1,000 days since the last National Senior Games wrapped up in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the summer of 2019. But after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Growing Bolder is ready-as-ever to bring you expansive storytelling, live action and more from South Florida. Here’s a look at how we’ll be covering it all in May.

Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Every Sporting Event 

The Growing Bolder coverage team includes reporters, producers and videographers spread out across the Greater Fort Lauderdale area providing coverage of every sport! We’ll be sharing the inspirational stories of ordinary people who have overcome setbacks and obstacles of all kinds to pursue their passions and compete on a national stage. All of our storytelling will be featured across our entire media platform, including television, website, social channels, digital and print magazines, radio shows and our Fountain of Youth podcast!

Daily LIVE Streaming Shows to Cover the Action Every Day 

We’ll be LIVE at the end of every day of competition, streaming it to your phone, tablet or computer. Catch Marc Middleton, Bill Shafer and more as they bring you the best moments and stories from that day’s action and showcase athletes in every sport. You’ll see the moments that records are broken, meet the inspirational athletes through live interviews and demonstrations as they share tips to get in the game yourself! You can watch it all on both the Growing Bolder and NSGA Facebook and YouTube accounts, and even chat with our hosts live during the show. 

Largest Interactive Booth in the Athletes Village 

Join us every day at the brand-new Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center, where Growing Bolder will have the largest interactive Booth in the center of the Athletes Village. We’ll have games, giveaways and contests, live athlete interviews, and more to inspire you to keep making the rest of your life the best of your life! Be sure to come by the booth to get a free copy of Growing Bolder magazine, check out our Team GB merchandise and sign up to win plenty of prizes.

Expansive Social Engagement and Interaction 

Follow Growing Bolder on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to join our tribe of more  than 1,000,000 people who are committed to living life to the fullest! Our social team will be live on the grounds in South Florida with featured athletes of the day, news alerts and record-breaking moments, the best photos, quotes and clips from across the competition, and inside information you won’t find anywhere else.  

Celebration of Athletes LIVE Event 

Growing Bolder is excited to participate in the National Senior Games Association’s “Celebration of Athletes” on Monday May 16th at 7 PM ET! Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer will honor the thousands of inspirational athletes as every state gets their chance to shine in a parade at Las Olas Intracoastal Promenade Park. The event will be streamed live to our social and digital platforms so it can be viewed anywhere!

One-Hour Special National TV Show 

After the athletes pack up and head home on May 23rd, Growing Bolder will continue to dig into the memorable moments, inspirational athletes and the groundbreaking stories that were brought to light in Fort Lauderdale. Be on the lookout for a special one-hour national TV show that wraps up all the action, coming your way in July! For more information on where you can watch this summer, stay tuned to  

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