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Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds
Beating the Odds - Kay Glynn, 60, Hastings, Iowa Kay Glynn loves to move – acrobatics, dancing, sports, you name it. She still can’t resist doing handstands to warm up before track and field events, which she took back up at the age of 48. Her senior games career has seen much success, including six gold medals and a new pole vaulting world record for her age in Houston at the 2011 National S...
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"Senior Games are Keeping Me Alive" March 2013 Athlete of the Month

"Senior Games are Keeping Me Alive" March 2013 Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Hazel Trexler-Campbell, 90, Salisbury, North Carolina "Senior Games are Keeping Me Alive" Sports have always been a saving grace for Hazel Trexler-Campbell of Salisbury, NC. "If I hadn't played basketball in high school I would have flunked out. It kept me interested and active and helped me stay involved until I graduated. I still wear my class ring today." The 90 year old will ...
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"Persistance, Thy Name is Rick Muth" February 2013 Athlete of the Month

"Persistance, Thy Name is Rick Muth" February 2013 Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Rick Muth, 63, Orange County, California Persistance, Thy Name is Rick Muth Rick Muth of Orange County, California is a runner. Boy, is he a runner. Muth, 63, missed the California Senior Games but was determined to qualify for the National Senior Games. He had business in Charlotte, NC so he figured he would take a tree hopper to Charleston, WV where the West Virginia games were taki...
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National Senior Games Announces a New Hire

B A TON ROUGE, LA (April 12, 2012) – The National Senior Games Association (NSGA), producers of the largest multi-sport event in the world for adults 50 and over, is announcing the hire of the Director of Digital Services. Director of Digital Services – Jay B. Hall. Jay was the Registration Manager for the 2011 National Senior Games presented by Humana in Houston, Texas. He has a Bachelors de...
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The Torch Has Passed

Houston, Texas, June 30, 2011 - - The 2011 Summer National Senior Games presented by Humana came to a close today when the last disk slid down the shuffleboard court at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the 2011 Houston Local Organizing Committee and President and CEO of Houston’s Memorial Hermann Health Care System Dan Wolterman stated, “Houston was hono...
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Female athlete sets three new records at senior games

Houston, Texas, June 20, 2011 - - 58-year old Kay Glynn of Hastings, Iowa set new World, U.S. Masters and Senior Games records in her age group in the pole vault today, clearing 10 feet, one and a quarter inches. In the 4th day of competition at the 2011 Summer National Senior Games presented by Humana, 64-year old Phil Raschker of Marietta, Georgia cleared 8 feet, six and a quarter inches, beatin...
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Let the Games Begin!

Houston, Texas, June 16, 2011 - - As the sky glowed from the lighting of the Senior Games Cauldron, more than 10-thousand senior men and women athletes from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and several foreign countries began 14 days of going for the gold in 800 separate competitions. The world’s largest multi-sport event for athletes age 50 and older is being conducted at 13 separate venu...
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Reliant Energy torch relay launches at Johnson Space Center

Houston, Texas, June 8, 2011 - - The Reliant Energy Torch Relay will launch at the Johnson Space Center today at 10:00 a.m. before continuing its eight day journey en route to Houston. Apollo 7 Astronaut Walter Cunningham will light the Fitness Flame and take the first orbit around the Saturn V rocket display. From the Space Center the torch will go to Corpus Christi on June 9. Cunningham said, “T...
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Reliant Energy torch relay travels 1k miles across Texas in advance of 2011 senior games

HOUSTON – The Reliant Energy Torch Relay began its more than 1,000-mile journey across Texas today to light the way to the 2011 Summer National Senior Games presented by Humana, the world’s largest multi-sport event for men and women over the age of 50. Starting from the Johnson Space Center on June 8, the eight-day torch relay tour, sponsored by Reliant Energy, will travel to Corpus Christi, San ...
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Bob Lida, 81, Wichita, Kansas One of the names that appears repeatedly in National Senior Games track & field sprint records is Bob Lida...
21 November 2017
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Sports tourism industry recognizes excellence in event’s 30 th anniversary year BATON ROUGE, La. (November 28, 2017) -The 2017 National Seni...
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Alice Carroll, 85, Syracuse, New York In a way, Alice Carroll wishes she was one year older. The 85-year-old retired nurse from Syracuse, Ne...
07 November 2017
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Voted by industry as best of its kind for the fourth time in awards history NSGA is excited to announce that the 2017 National Senior Games ...