In 2011, Growing Bolder’s Bill Shafer told the world about a 64-year-old woman named Quin Bommelje who never danced a step in her life until she began taking lessons at age 60:
In 2017, she opened the BOLDYS®, along with her dance partner Misha, stunning the audience at Growing Bolder’s annual awards show:
Then in 2018, a month away from her 71st birthday, she was on national TV auditioning for America’s Got Talent. How did she do? Nailed it!
By all accounts, Quin Bommelje — who is just 4 feet, 11 inches tall — was so bad when she first started, her teacher and even her husband couldn’t bear to watch. She had a hard time to keeping time to the beat.
But the unanimous support from the AGT judges proves that Quin’s got talent, and so the takeaway is: find something you love and go after it.