Kim Ng was named general manager of the Miami Marlins last week–taking a bold step as the first woman GM in any of the major men’s sports leagues in North America.
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Ben Beach holds one of the most amazing records in sports and it’s a record he breaks every year. Now in his mid-60s, the man who has run 48 straight Boston Marathons explains why and how he keeps going.
Chip Caray s the TV broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves, so like everyone in baseball, he’s at home and anxiously awaiting the day when the season can start. He talks to GB about the healing power of baseball and how it was crucial to the nation’s morale in the wake of World War I and II and 9/11.
Four-time Olympian, Ruben Gonzalez, hopes his unlikely story inspires you to go for it.
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.
Joe Johnston has the Growing Bolder attitude. He’s had it for years. He just needed someone to preach it.
There’s no better way to enrich your life than by making a difference in someone else’s. Volunteering is a great way to do just that. No matter how old, or young you are, giving just a bit of yourself can be all it takes to break the ice, and give someone the push they need. A nationwide program called Gliding Stars encourages special needs kids to go skating. Paired with able-bodied volunteers, the ice offers exercise, independence and joy in a most unexpected way for both clients and volunteers.
Ruben Gonzalez describes himself as having “limited athletic ability,” yet he’s a four-time Winter Olympian. He explains why he’s set his sights on a new goal — becoming the oldest Winter Olympian in history at the 2022 Games.
Scott Hamilton has faced stage 4 cancer and three brain tumors. He lost his high-profile broadcasting gig to two younger people. He was adopted and grew up pursuing a sport his family could barely afford. Through it all, one thing has never changed — he’s an eternal optimist. Get his tips for finishing first in your life.
Davey Johnson — one of the most interesting, intelligent and passionate figures in baseball — was always a winner. He became an all-star player and manager, only retiring from the game at the age of 70. And since then, he’s continued to prove that it’s not about age; it’s about attitude.
He’s the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, a 6-time NBA champion and that’s just the short list of statistics that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar can claim. See what he says about lessons learned from the great coach John Wooden, as well as the ways that he himself is Surviving & Thriving.
Meet the man who has just set a new world record in powerlifting, at the age of 73! Not only is Ray Fougnier inspiring people of a certain age, this proud member of the Oneida Indian Nation is inspiring his fellow Native Americans.