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.
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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.
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.
Team GB arrived in Pittsburgh for the 2023 National Senior Games and headed straight for the track.
Jean Kiker was a tennis player all her life, but it only took one day for this 85-year-old to change sports and get addicted to pickleball.
103-year-old Lindsay Tise was the oldest competitor at the 2022 National Senior games, winning a gold medal in golf in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
We’re LIVE in Fort Lauderdale for a record-setting day at the 2022 National Senior Games! Tune in to watch a new record that Marc Middleton set today at the pool, plus hear the inspirational story of swimmer DeEtte Sauer! We’ll also bring you the latest from Track & Field, Bowling, and a family of competitors who hit the mark on World Archery Day!
Today we’ve got inspirational stories from Track & Field, runners at the 5K, and a basketball team that reunited after winning their state championship right here in Broward County over 40 years ago!
Bob Jennings has spent 50 years as a Swimming Coach, most recently leading The Villages Aquatic Swim Team to become one of the best groups in masters swimming. He’s created a legacy of life lessons that go far beyond the lanes i the pool.
68-year-old Kay Glynn eats broccoli every day, but that is not the most earnest thing she does. Kay pole vaults in sub-freezing temperatures, and there have been days of 0 degrees in the Missouri farm country where she lives.
The NSG features competition in 22 sports and attracts athletes from all 50 states. It is what has become a biennial celebration of health and wellbeing.
Greg Lindsay and Jerry Lake are partners in the pursuit of perfection. They may be the only team in National Senior Games competition to both have recorded perfect games in official events.