After a one year postponement due to COVID-19, the National Senior Games are returning this May to Fort Lauderdale and athletes from all 50 states are anxiously preparing for what is now the largest qualified multi-sport competition in the world. For the past decade, the one city, town or community in the entire country that has the largest number of entrants The Villages, Florida. We caught up with some of their athletes that will be competing in this year’s games.
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The New 65 is a stereotype-smashing exhibit featuring portraits of men and women aged 65 and older taken by renowned portrait photographer Mike Dunn.
At its core, the National Senior Games is a grassroots health and wellbeing movement and the woman charged with growing that movement and leading the NSG into the future is new president and chief executive officer, Sue Hlavacek.
We could fill several magazines full of the stories from the 2023 National Senior Games, but here are a few of our favorites.
When you pick a childhood hero from the ranks of celebrity or sports, you have no idea of who they really are. You only know they are great at what they do. Steve Rondinaro hit a grand slam when he picked Brooks Robinson, the amazing third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles, who became the namesake for his son.
Growing Bolder Day is a free, intergenerational celebration of aging to promote the importance of an active, engaged lifestyle.
Larry DeLucas is the only man who can say he’s dunked a basketball in outer space. He was a NASA special astronaut who flew to outer space for scientific research in 1992, and now in his 70’s, competes in bowling and cornhole at the National Senior Games.
Growing Bolder, announces a free intergenerational walking event in partnership with Track Shack and AdventHealth Well 65+
What do you hope to be doing at 95 years old? How about being the oldest person ever to cycle a 20K race at the National Senior Games?
Why did Team GB show up to cover our third National Senior Games? It’s not for the stats or results. We do it to share the stories of Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives.
In our latest wrap up from the National Senior Games, Pittsburgh natives are showing us what it means to keep Growing Bolder.
The National Senior Games continue to roll on in Pittsburgh! Today we managed to take in swimming, volleyball, bowling, pickleball and table tennis.
Today at the National Senior Games, we caught up with Kay Glynn who picked up pole vaulting in her 50s. Now in her 70s, she’s continues to win medals and set records.