Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins didn’t start running until she was 100 years old, only to become the fastest female centenarian of all time. We get her to slow down long enough to discuss her newfound fame and learn what she wants other seniors to know about staying fit.
Kay Glynn is arguably the greatest all-around female athlete over 60 in the world and by refusing to simply stop doing what she loves, she is giving notice to the medical world that it is never too late to return to the activity that you love.
Runners and hurdlers from around the world travel to Florida to train with Hall of Fame Track and Field Coach Brooks Johnson. And at 80, he has no plans of slowing down. He explains how he’s learned to live like a jazz musician by improvising.
In the “Age of Champions,” filmmaker Christopher Rufo shines a light on the extraordinary and inspirational men and women competing in masters sports and the National Senior Games. Find out how he sees attitudes changing about older people.
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.
She was one of top collegiate track stars in the country — a sprinter with a glorious future. Then, in an instant, she lost her leg. Find out what she learned about changing your dreams and her message for others going through challenges in life.
This 52-year-old grandmother of two is now the oldest female to ever compete in NCAA athletics. And just started running six years ago. Find out why she not only returned to college, but tried out for — and made — the track team!
At 70, Nadine O’Connor is a mother, a grandmother, a retired mathematics teacher and a world-record setting Hall of Fame track star. She explains why she and her significant other are trying to revolutionize the field of knee replacements.
Liz Palmer has one message for you — erase the phrase “I’m too old” from your vocabulary forever. She took that message to heart and returned to track and field after a 25-year layoff. She’s now the fastest female sprinter over 50 in human history.
Just months after winning two individual national championships in US Masters Swimming and setting three world records with his BluFrog swimming teammates, Marc Middleton has placed third in the 2012 USA Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships.