We love comeback stories. We love stories in which ordinary people are able to live extraordinary lives because they are curious, fearless and determined. At 99 and 101 years old respectively, Orville Rogers and Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins will not only inspire you, they just may change your life.
Dennis Branham has been boldly going where few have gone for decades. After a career in the space industry, he’s now the world’s fastest 85-year-old runner. Find out what inspired him to start and why he’s stuck with running, despite not discovering the sport until his late 30s.
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.
Can your grandma do a one-arm pullup or deadlift 215 pounds? Willie Murphy can! Get to know this 105-pound, 77-year-old dynamo and listen to her important message, particularly for women or seniors who think they can’t strength train.
Jeanne Daprano is unknown to the general public, but in the masters track and field world, she’s one of the biggest superstars. Fresh off her world-record setting sub-7-minute mile, she explains how she stays so fast, fit and strong at 75.
Kay Glynn is one of the most unusual grandmothers on planet. She is a 58-year-old grandmother of four and just may be the greatest all-around masters track and field star competing today.