In his seven years at the helm of U.S. Masters Swimming, outgoing executive director Rob Butcher has helped create a robust organization to support thousands of masters swimmers. His reason for leaving an organization and mission he loves is deeply personal. And it’s why he’s been awarded the 2015 Growing Bolder Inspiration Award.
Thirty years after he took his final jump, a former track star-turned-orthopaedic surgeon rediscovers the passion of his youth. See how returning to competition has inspired those around him and helped this highly regarded physician better understand the mindset of the aging athlete.
See how 72-year-old yogini Janice Lennard takes a calm approach to fitness. Her methods and teachings are catching on worldwide!
Now 88 and 85, Harry and Artis Price are still collecting water skiing national titles. The couple has skied in more national championships than any other man or woman in history and they have the gold medals and trophies to prove it. We hit the lake with the Prices to discover their secrets of longevity in life and love.
The man who has beaten cancer over and over again is now ranked number two in the world for his age group, in the Ironman 70.3 distance. It would be an incredible feat for any athlete, but since Tony has to swim for 1.2 miles, bike for 56 miles and run for 13 miles at every event, it also proves that when you believe in yourself and refuse to give up, you can achieve amazing things.
For the first time in history, there is now an entirely new lifestage that offers limitless opportunity to reinvent yourself, pursue your passions, repair your relationships, build new relationships, give back to your community, leave a meaningful legacy, and much more.
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.
When she was 48, Katherine Beiers went for her first run because she didn’t know how to do any other sport. Now 82, she’s still running and inspiring people, including at the famed Boston Marathon where she was the oldest person to compete the 2015 race.
When DeEtte Sauer decided to lose weight, she not only transformed her life, she also discovered a hidden talent that’s now a major part of her life.
After retiring from a distinguished academic career, Alex Rotas reinvented herself as a photographer, despite knowing next-to-nothing about photography.