Before he left Rio de Janeiro following an historic Olympics for Team USA, three-time Olympic gold medalist and seven-time NBC Olympics swimming broadcaster Rowdy Gaines checks in with Growing Bolder one final time to share his thoughts on the Games.
After the first couple days of competition in Rio, we check back in Rowdy Gaines and get his take on Michael Phelps’ continued domination, the rise of Katie Ledecky and why there’s no place for cheating and doping at the elite level.
Hunter Kemper, a four-time Olympian and one of the greatest triathletes in U.S. history, talks exclusively to Growing Bolder about his difficult decision to end his quest for his record-setting fifth Olympic games. Find out what’s next and how his family and his faith are keeping him positive about the future.
Are you looking for a fun and different new way to exercise? Former Olympian JoJo Starbuck explains why ice skating could be your perfect way to get active, even if you’ve never skated before. She describes how it offers many benefits to your body and brain, at any age.
Before founding Growing Bolder, CEO Marc Middleton covered sports for a TV station in Orlando, Florida. In 1992, he wanted to do a story on athlete Wendy Bruce during the 1992 Olympic Games. See how with no credentials and no access to her event, he got the job done.
Jeff Farrell is the fastest 75+ swimmer who has ever lived but it’s what he did at the 1960 Olympics that is still making waves. He shares the inside story of one of the most amazing stories in Olympic history.
He’s a 20-time wrestling national champion and former Olympic athlete who has reinvented himself as a businessman, inventor and jump rope expert. See why Buddy Lee believes it’s the most efficient form of exercise that anyone from 6 to 100 can do.
Running icon Anne Audain was the first female ever signed by Nike, but her story had a very unlikely start. Find out how she went from being an orphan with deformed feet to one of the greatest runners — male or female — in history.
Just six days before the 1960 U.S. swimming Olympic trials, one of the favorites to win gold in Rome underwent an emergency appendectomy. Doctors said his Olympic dreams were over. They didn’t know Jeff Farrell.
In 1976, Wendy Boglioli was a part of one of the most exciting and most unexpected Olympic upsets in history — winning gold against the East German swimmers. Now 58, she’s helping women stay physically and financially strong as we age.