The Olympics is the pinnacle of athletic competition. This year in Tokyo, the athletes ages range all the way from from 12 to 66 years old.
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On Sunday, golf great Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship, becoming the oldest player in history to win a golf major. The 50-year-old is showing the world what it takes to keep Growing Bolder at any age.
Active Baby Boomers can pursue their passions for decades, and now, even a potentially serious injury no longer has to sideline them. World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Masson explains the crucial role patients play in their own recoveries.
It’s hard to believe that a young girl could be told her Olympic dreams would never come true — but after two medals, we think Dr. Dot Richardson had the last laugh!
In his 50 years in the business, sportswriter Frank Deford evolved from the “not very bright” kid to one of the most gifted, respected and versatile writers of our time. Deford died in 2017 at the age of 78. In this 2012 conversation with Growing Bolder, he revealed the two athletes he thought were the most compelling of all time.
One of GB’s favorite 5K runs is hosted by Dick Batchelor. Come along for a great event and check out three “legendary” racers who talk some smack about the younger runners.
As a newspaper journalist, Lee Bergquist knows a story when he sees one. And when he decided to get healthy and active in his own life, he found that he’d not only found his second wind, he’d discovered a real scoop.
Growing Bolder is something anyone can do. This is how skydivers do it. It’s one of the most inspiring, empowering and unforgettable world records ever, and only Growing Bolder was there to document it.
Something unusual is happening all across America. Men and women are getting up before the crack of dawn to participate in one of fastest-growing sports for the over-40 crowd.
What happens when a high school swim team takes on the “old-timers” from the Villages? The kids learn that athletes over 40 are called “Masters” for a reason.
Meet two of the top athletes competing in the 2007 Senior National Games.
These days, three-time NASCAR Winston Cup champ Darrell Waltrip is one of the best-known race commentators.