Every time Diann Uustal gets into the pool, she’s proving her doctors wrong. Two devastating accidents several years apart left her with crippling injuries. Today, the 67-year-old is smashing world records and spreading a message of hope.
Even though we all have aches and pains in life, there is no excuse for sitting on the couch. Don’t believe us? Just ask 74-year-old weightlifter Winifred Pristell, who overcame obesity, heavy drinking and arthritis to become a world record-holder.
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.
Ed Whitlock, 81, doesn’t just break running world records, he smashes them. Fresh off his marathon, during which he broke the world record by 16 minutes, he explains how he’s been able to keep running, decades after he first began.
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.
We’re proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic presented by LIMU. Once again, Growing Bolder CEO Marc Middleton will compete in the meet as a member of Rowdy’s Team BluFrog. Last year, Team BluFrog had plenty of croak about.
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.
Howard Berg has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest reader, and he clocks in at 80 pages a minute! Not only does he speed read, Berg says he comprehends everything he sees. And he’s passing on his techniques.
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.
Meet Bernice Bates, who holds the new Guinness World Record for being the world’s oldest yoga teacher. Nearly 92, she can move her body in ways people decades younger can’t imagine.