George Hood puts himself through things that would crush a younger man. The 54-year-old ultra-endurance athlete has set or holds five Guinness World Records in physically excruciating events. Find out why he pushes himself to the limits.
Kay Glynn is one of the most unusual grandmothers on planet. She is a 58-year-old grandmother of four and just may be the greatest all-around masters track and field star competing today.
The Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic presented by LIMU is very quickly becoming one of the marquee masters swimming meets in the world. It’s a pool full of inspiration. So who gets the Growing Bolder Inspiration Award? And why?
Growing Bolder was proud to be a sponsor of the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic presented by LIMU this past weekend. The meet was a smashing success with 12 new Masters World Records set. Watch the complete relay for a new world record!
Five years ago, Kate Walker was dealing with the painful effects of osteoporosis and her doctors warned she may never walk again. Rather than accepting that, she decided to get stronger. Today, she’s a world champion weightlifter.
What is it about a challenge that lures even the most sane of us to take on huge risks? Meet a woman who started swimming after her brother’s sudden death at 34. Now 60, she just swam her way across the English Channel and into the record books.
Nolan Shaheed lives a double life. He’s one of the top jazz musicians in the world, performing with artists like Stevie Wonder and Duke Ellington, and he’s also a world-record-holding track and field superstar.
Ed Whitlock is living proof of the possibilities of exceptionally successful aging. The 81-year-old recently smashed two world records in the mile and the marathon. He shares his secret to success, and it’s something anyone can do.
It’s an amazing accomplishment to run one marathon, but what if someone ran several marathons in a row? How about 365 days in a row? That’s exactly what Belgium runner Stefaan Engels just did. Find out why.
Ever hear of extreme unicycling? It’s the latest extreme sport to create a buzz and one of its biggest stars is Terry Peterson, aka the Unigeezer. The 54-year-old is constantly taking on new challenges and setting new world records.