The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

Regular exercise and what’s generally referred to as Masters Sports, organized competition for older adults like the National Senior games, are changing everything we thought we knew about aging and vitality.

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The Fountain of Youth
  • Making a Splash

    History was made at the Sixth Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic. Edwin Graves, 91, Tiger Holmes, 93, John Corse, 90, and William Adams, 88, all former college swimmers who stopped swimming for decades, went on an age-group record setting binge. The swimmers’ combined age is 362: an average of 9...

  • Banana Battles Back

    This is a tense tale of determination; a celebration of passion and the human spirit. 93-year-old Banana George Blair, weak from a long battle with pneumonia and in constant pain from six back surgeries, wants to get his bare feet back on the water. Come along for this Growing Bolder exclusive as...

  • Janice Lennard: Go With the Flow

    Janice Lennard is the poster child for the benefits of staying active as we age. She has been involved with ballet, yoga and Pilates for more than 65 years.

    Now in her 70s, she teaches yoga classes at Rancho Mirage in California, and now, thanks to a new series of DVDs, she is inspiring men and ...

  • Charles Dasher

    Over 40 million people in this country vacation in an RV on a regular basis, but did you know that over a million live in them full-time? Charles Dasher never really expected to be one of them, but thanks to a 24 foot Airstream, and a best-kept-secret park in Jacksonville called Kathryn Hanna Par...

  • What's SUP?

    Standup paddle boarding is quickly becoming one of the hottest things around, and as you’ll see, whether you’re 14 or 74, it’s an activity that gives you a full-body workout without ever setting foot in a gym.

    We had to know what's SUP after receiving an email that read, "At 46 years old, I too...

  • Life In The Fast Lane

    Charlotte Sanddal embodies the keys to active longevity. The 94-year-old has a strong intergenerational social group, lives an active and adventurous life, loves to travel, volunteers and refuses to let health setbacks keep her on the couch.

  • "I Have No Age"

    He's one of the best barefoot water skiers in history, but Zenon Bilas wasn't sure whether he could make a comeback after more than a dozen years off the water. Come along as Growing Bolder puts the 50-year-old to the test.

  • The Free Throw King

    Andy McGuffin is the best there is. Mr. Automatic. The Free Throw King once made 400 in a row. Bill Shafer goes one-on-one with Andy to learn the secrets to his success.