Dr. John Hitt is president of one of the largest and most respected universities in America. Under Dr. Hitt’s leadership, The University of Central Florida has totally transformed itself. At the same Dr. Hitt, totally transformed himself.
GB believes it’s not about the destination; it’s about the journey. In racing terms, it’s not about the checkered flag; it’s about the green flag. That brings us to Delma Cowart, approaching his 67th birthday and still telling NASCAR tales.
John Wilson’s story is straight out of Hollywood. It’s a story of personal redemption and hope for us all; a story of struggle and triumph played out in jails, hospitals and finally — on a baseball field.
At 78, Stavros Melissinos still works every day in his small shop in Athens, Greece. He’s a philosopher who has published 10 books of poetry and mastered the ancient Greek craftsmanship of sandal-making. Wait until you see some of his celebrity clients.
At age 64, Dr. Peter Pritchard is still living his childhood dream. Time magazine calls him a “Hero for the Planet.” He’s been named Floridian of the year. And if turtles could vote, he’d be named the greatest man who ever lived.
It’s the ultimate motorized highwire act, requiring lightning-fast reflexes, incredible strength and stamina, and nerves of steel. For decades, motocross has been a young man’s extreme sport. It’s still extreme, but suddenly there’s gray hair everywhere.
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.
Stop running and start lifting. That’s the message from a UF orthopedic surgeon and researcher who spent 20 years developing a unique weightlifting machine. He says it helps you gain strength more quickly and you only have to work out once a week!
Ready, set, run! Growing Bolder takes you to the only place in the world where you’ll find so many colorful characters, both in and out of costume, to find out why these days, many marathons are dominated by people in their 40s, 50s and beyond.
Meet a surfer who just wanted to pay tribute to his still-surfing father with a bumper sticker with attitude. That little idea blossomed into a $6 million a year sportswear company.