Lung Cancer Survivor Hikes for a Cure
Just surviving Stage 4 lung cancer would be enough for some, but John Casterline has a plan to make a difference. He's setting out on a 2,650-mile backpacking trek to raise money and awareness for one of the deadliest forms of cancer.
She's a four-time Olympic gold medalist and the greatest female distance swimmer of all time, and at the age of 40, Janet Evans is staging an Olympic comeback. She explains why she's ready to compete again, even against swimmers half her age.
These days, one of the top athletes in the Bell Athletics training center is Earl's Father, Dr. William "Papa" Bell. Last year at the U.S. Masters Championships in Boston, Papa Bell put on one of the most dominating performances in sports history.
She's the queen of extreme sports, a two-time cancer survivor and she'll inspire you to take action in your own life.
Age is Just a Number
“You should write a book.” I’d love to have a dollar for everyone who must have told Dara Torres that very thing after her amazing performance in Beijing. When the public demands a book, you write one. And Dara did. It hits the shelves this week. The book is called Age is Just a Number and I have not yet read it. But as a journalist, I covered Dara at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, her...
Debilitating Disease Weakening Athlete's Body, Not Spirit
Slowly and steadily, Jonah Berger's body is turning on him. A debilitating disease is weakening his arms, legs, feet and hands -- but not his spirit. Find out how -- and why! -- he pushes himself to climb mountains and complete a triathlon.
Record-Breaking Flight Fulfills a Dream
One woman from Texas, one from Florida. One small plane – one very big dream. And all came together when it counted, smashing the speed record for an around-the-world flight, and raising an amazing $145,000 for research on a deadly disease.
Give These Guys a Medal
It takes months -- sometimes years -- of training, sweating and sacrifice to make it to the elite Senior Games, whether it's at the state or national level. So why are some medal winners giving away their trophies? To help those who need a boost.
On Revelation ... and Weight Loss
It’s funny how we come to learn certain things. Sometimes revelation steals into your brain in the wee hours, while you’re deep in REM sleep. ‘The solution’ just slams into your brain, causing you to pitch straight up and shout “By golly I’ve got it!” (or some such). With self assurance you slink back under the covers… wondering why you didn’t figure it all out long before now,...