Life has never been easy for 98-year-old Annie Peters but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t enjoyed it. A recent cancer diagnosis has her thinking about death for the first time, but even that isn’t enough to diminish her passion for embracing all life has to offer. Her passion for savoring each second and the wisdom that comes with nearly 100 years in this world will inspire you to re-examine your own outlook on life.
Meet a woman who quit her stable corporate job to follow her passion and purpose — teaching yoga to children. It’s a path she never could have imagined for herself, but it’s one that’s not only changed her life, it’s having a dramatic effect on the lives of her youngest students.
Davey Johnson — one of the most interesting, intelligent and passionate figures in baseball — was always a winner. He became an all-star player and manager, only retiring from the game at the age of 70. And since then, he’s continued to prove that it’s not about age; it’s about attitude.
“I’m more comfortable being in the water than on the land,” Rowdy Gaines tells Growing Bolder in an exclusive sit-down interview, shortly after the world premiere of the new film Rowdy. That passion is at the heart of Rowdy, which is produced by television veteran Hannah Storm and her company Brainstormin’ Productions and will air on SEC Network.
“The Jersey Boys,” as they call themselves, say they’re powered by passion — and a love of walking on water. This group of barefoot water skiiers includes a retired medical oncologist, family physician, railroad worker and master plumber, ranging in age from mid-50s to late-70s. Their backgrounds are varied but their goal is the same: to keep Growing Bolder.
After more than 50 years and eight nominations, David Hackett has taken his rightful place in the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. And Growing Bolder was there for the induction ceremony and celebration.
Jonathan Cain, the songwriting force from the band Journey, has seen more of life’s highs and lows than most could ever imagine, and he’s learned a lot along the way. Now, he’s sharing his takeaways with Growing Bolder.
As the voice of the rock group Yes, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jon Anderson is the face of progressive rock. His creativity, his passion and his voice have not diminished over the years. At the age of 73, Jon is as energetic, driven and prolific as ever.
Kay Castle-Brinker believes that grandmothers have the power and the obligation to help leave a legacy of peace, acceptance and compassion. That led her to creating The Granny P.A.C.™, a Granny-selected combination of children’s books with positive messages of kindness and acceptance, wrapped in a handmade “pac.”
Of all the rock stars of the ‘70s, few are as recognizable as Ian Anderson. With his wild hair and compelling stage presence, he is the face of the band Jethro Tull. Anderson has always been known for his wit and intelligence. An extended conversation with him is rare, yet always memorable, especially when he takes on the Growing Bolder topic of age, something he says he’s been exploring since Jethro Tull’s very beginning.