When Mary Shanklin decided at age 60 to ride her bike across the country to raise money for the Adult Literacy League, it wasn’t a bump-free ride. In fact, she nearly quit on day two. Learn how she was able to shift her mindset and persevere to be an inspiration for all.
Four-time Olympian, Ruben Gonzalez, hopes his unlikely story inspires you to go for it.
Do you ever worry about losing your hobbies as you age? Well, read about these three women over 80 that actually believe the key to living is staying active.
Don’t let the headline fool you. This is not really about sports. It’s about a lifestyle that’s filled with fun, friendship and fitness. Learn more about what masters sports are, why masters athletes compete, and what these athletes are out to prove.
There is one sport that is a true equal playing field for competitors of all ages, genders, skill levels and fitness levels. It’s a sport that’s gaining in popularity with each year and offers players the chance to play well into their 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond, without risking injury. What is this utopian sport? It’s underwater hockey. Yes, underwater hockey. Dive in and learn more.
Can a book change your life? Can a book build your business? Phil Madsen thinks so and says that book is “Growing Bolder, Defy the Cult of Youth Live with Passion and Purpose” by Growing Bolder CEO Marc Middleton.
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.
Joe Johnston has the Growing Bolder attitude. He’s had it for years. He just needed someone to preach it. When we were at the National Senior Games recently, we stopped by the pole vaulting competition to check in on Joe because we knew whatever happened, it would be interesting. As usual, Joe, aka badass #1, […]
A record 13,712 athletes from nearly every state in America traveled to Albuquerque, N.M. to participate in the 2019 National Senior Games, presented by Humana. Records were set. Inspiration was delivered. Friends were made. And Growing Bolder’s team of reporters, including Marc Middleton, Bill Shafer and three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines, was there to capture all the moments that made this event so special.
Some of the world’s most inspirational athletes are spending the week in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they are taking part in 20 medal sports, setting records and proving that it’s not about age — it’s about attitude. Growing Bolder is proud to cover the 2019 National Senior Games, presented by Humana, where the 13,712 over-50 athletes are in action.