The Fountain of Youth

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There really is a Fountain of Youth, kind of. Regular exercise and what’s generally referred to as Masters Sports, organized competition for older adults like the National Senior games, are changing everything we thought we knew about aging and vitality. Marc Middleton has more.

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“I Have to Pinch Myself Sometimes”: Rowdy Gaines’ Exclusive Interview With Growing Bolder

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“I’m more comfortable being in the water than on the land,” Rowdy Gaines tells Growing Bolder in an exclusive sit-down interview, shortly after the world premiere of the new film Rowdy. That passion is at the heart of Rowdy, which is produced by television veteran Hannah Storm and her company Brainstormin’ Productions and will air on SEC Network.

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Hackman in the Hall

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After more than 50 years and eight nominations, David Hackett has taken his rightful place in the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. And Growing Bolder was there for the induction ceremony and celebration.

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Hackman for the Hall!

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Surfer-turned-skateboarder David Hackett is an innovator, a risk-taker and a game-changer. He’s a cultural icon and a positive force in the lives of so many, and soon he may have a new title: Skateboarding Hall of Famer. Read the letter Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton wrote on Hackett’s behalf and find out why we think he belongs in the Hall of Fame.

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Get a Feeling You’ve Never Had Before

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Quin Bommelje and her partner Misha kicked off the 2017 Del Webb Sunbridge Growing Bolder® Awards, presented by Senior Resource Alliance and the Winter Park Health Foundation, with a stunning performance, taking the stage to kick off a celebration of men and women who are smashing stereotypes and confronting ageism.

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David Hackett: On the Edge and in the Moment

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David Hackett’s life reads like a Hollywood script. A surfer turned skateboarding pioneer and icon, he has experienced personal and professional highs and lows over the last 50+ years. In this exclusive Growing Bolder mini-doc, we roll with a guy who lives on the edge and in the moment, a stereotype smashing world class athlete and master of the art of the comeback.

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Inspirational, In and Out of the Pool

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Rowdy Gaines is, in a single word, inspirational. He’s also humble and would prefer that the spotlight be pointed at just about anyone other than himself. That’s why when we awarded Rowdy Gaines with the Growing Bolder Inspirational Award at his annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic swim meet, we weren’t at all surprised that he graciously accepted and almost immediately went back to doing what he does best: helping to motivate, encourage and celebrate everyone around him.

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