Julia Hawkins, 105, and Diane Friedman, 100, both broke records in 2021 to become the two fastest centenarians in the world.
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Dave Jarvis overcame extreme mental and physical hurdles to win three Gold Medals at the 2021 Florida Senior Games, swimming only six months after undergoing quadruple bypass heart surgery at the age of 74.
A senior soccer club in The Villages, Florida, is helping older adults form new friendships and lead healthier lives.
Surf instructor Chris Ross shares how surfing can teach the importance of relationships as well as separating healthy concerns from unhealthy fears.
Philipp Djang is one of the most decorated swimmers in National Senior Games history. How is he surviving life during the pandemic, which means the end of swim practices? Growing Bolder checks in with him to discuss this and more.
Marc Middleton, Growing Bolder CEO, and Marc T. Riker, National Senior Games Association CEO, chat about the state of organized sports for 50+ adults.
There is something happening across the world that is changing aging — the amazing growth of interest and participation in senior or masters sports. Kyle Case is the CEO of the Huntsman World Senior Games, an event that draws nearly 12,000 athletes to its annual competition. He explains why master sports are booming and shares tips for getting involved yourself.
Charles Eugster is a 96-year-old superman who is the greatest athlete in the world over the age of 90. He says you can discover your own Fountain of Youth at any age. He didn’t find his until his mid-60s!
When DeEtte Sauer decided to lose weight, she not only transformed her life, she also discovered a hidden talent that’s now a major part of her life.
At the age of 6, Jerry Levasseur nearly burned to death during a massive fire at the circus. He overcame his injuries and grief to become a world champion. Now in his mid-70s, he’s a running superstar. Find out how he overcame incredible obstacles in life.
Not even six different types of cancer and more than 20 surgeries can slow Tony Handler down. We catch up with this 75-year-old triathlon superstar.
She was disabled and in a wheelchair for 20 years. Then she got up and began to reclaim her life. Wait until you hear Eleanor Pendergraft’s incredible story of trying new things and storming back to an active life.