101-Year-Old Runner Orville Rogers: Never Give Up

At the age of 50, retired pilot Orville Rogers began running for the first time. In 2008, at age 90, he entered his first national championship and the rest is history. Literally. Once he started running, he quickly set nearly 20 world records and now holds nearly every American and world record in both the 90-94 and 95-99 year old age groups.

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The Jersey Boys: Walking on Water

“The Jersey Boys,” as they call themselves, say they’re powered by passion — and a love of walking on water. This group of barefoot water skiiers includes a retired medical oncologist, family physician, railroad worker and master plumber, ranging in age from mid-50s to late-70s. Their backgrounds are varied but their goal is the same: to keep Growing Bolder.

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George Etzweiler

Each year for the past 13 years, George Etzweiler has taken on the challenging 7-mile Mount Washington Road Race, which takes runners to a height of 4,700 feet. And each year he sets another record. We get this amazing 98-year-old to slow down long enough to share his secrets of active longevity.

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Hackman for the Hall!

Surfer-turned-skateboarder David Hackett is an innovator, a risk-taker and a game-changer. He’s a cultural icon and a positive force in the lives of so many, and soon he may have a new title: Skateboarding Hall of Famer. Read the letter Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton wrote on Hackett’s behalf and find out why we think he belongs in the Hall of Fame.

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Get a Feeling You’ve Never Had Before

Quin Bommelje and her partner Misha kicked off the 2017 Del Webb Sunbridge Growing Bolder® Awards, presented by Senior Resource Alliance and the Winter Park Health Foundation, with a stunning performance, taking the stage to kick off a celebration of men and women who are smashing stereotypes and confronting ageism.

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