May 16, 2022: Live from the National Senior Games

We’re LIVE in Fort Lauderdale for the Celebration of Athletes Ceremony at the National Senior Games! Watch as these inspirational athletes are honored at Las Olas Intracoastal Promenade and march in together, state-by-state. We’ll also show you the latest action from the newest sport at the games: beach volleyball! Plus we’ll head to the tennis courts and check back in at the pool to hear the wise words of Vivian Stancil.

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May 14, 2022: Live from the National Senior Games

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!

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Philipp Djang: A Fish Out of Water

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.

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The Old Fossil

While Graham Johnston might be known as the old fossil, he is anything but petrified or prehistoric. This 85-year-old might be called one of the world’s foremost. We catch him in action at a swim meet, where he not only sets even more world records, he shares tales from the road and his fascinating life.

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Life in the Fast Lane

With her rainbow swim cap and megawatt smile, swimmer Charlotte Sanddal is hard to miss in the pool. Then when you discover she’s not only a national champion, she’s also 94 years old, you realize you’re never going to forget her.

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Rowdy’s Rio Wrap-Up

Before he left Rio de Janeiro following an historic Olympics for Team USA, three-time Olympic gold medalist and seven-time NBC Olympics swimming broadcaster Rowdy Gaines checks in with Growing Bolder one final time to share his thoughts on the Games.

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Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad is the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, a feat she accomplished at the age of 64. Find out what adventure she has planned next!

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Adult Swimmers

Learn to Swim at Any Age

Are you one of the nearly 40 percent of adults who can’t swim the length a pool? U.S. Masters Swimming wants to help you learn to swim at any age. Not only could it lead to your new favorite way to get and stay fit, it just might save your life.

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