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The Indomitable Dottie Gray

If you think someone 90 or older can’t bounce back from a broken hip, prepare to have your mind changed. Meet Dottie Gray, the 94-year-old who had her hip replaced less than a year ago and still showed up to compete at the National Senior Games.

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Philipp Djang: A Fish Out of Water

Philipp Djang is one of the most decorated swimmers in National Senior Games history. How is he surviving life during the pandemic, which means the end of swim practices? Growing Bolder checks in with him to discuss this and more.

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Our Favorite Moments from the National Senior Games

A record 13,712 athletes from nearly every state in America traveled to Albuquerque, N.M. to participate in the 2019 National Senior Games, presented by Humana. Records were set. Inspiration was delivered. Friends were made. And Growing Bolder’s team of reporters, including Marc Middleton, Bill Shafer and three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines, was there to capture all the moments that made this event so special.

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Celebrating the Passion of Masters Athletes

Growing Bolder is heading to the National Senior Games! What kind of stories will we tell? Growing Bolder Founder/CEO Marc Middleton shares why our stories will have little do with winners and losers and everything to do with celebrating the spirit of all the participants.

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Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson has an impressive way of celebrating his birthday each year — he rides his bike 100 miles. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, you’ll never guess his age: 94! We catch up with this longevity superstar.

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Skip Rogers

Most would think a broken neck, a ripped Achilles tendon, two heart clots and a staph infection would stop an athlete in their tracks. But not Skip Rogers. The big-time cyclist is still riding and breaking records.

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Right on Target

Bob Worrell was the oldest archer at the National Senior Games and came away with the gold in his age group and a new record! Find out how he’s kept his love for the sport right on target!

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