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"Daughter Inspires Mom to Get Back in the Saddle" September 2017 Athlete of the Month

Candace Kennedy-Hess, 63, Kintnersville, Pennsylvania Six years ago, Candace Kennedy-Hess thought her cycling days were long over. The challenges of a single mom raising kids, earning a master’s degree at NYU, and pursuing a successful sales and marketing career had relegated her custom bike to be a garage wall hanger for 16 years. “I grew up on the Jersey Shore and rode bikes a lot,” she recalls....
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The Long Run - September 2017

Community Caring The NSGA hopes and prays that the many people who suffered from the aftermath of the recent hurricanes will have a speedy recovery. We encourage you to do what you feel is appropriate to help communities recover. The individual who gathers and presents the news usually is in the background. Del Moon, NSGA Media and Communications, manages the monthly e-newsletter with informative ...
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The Long Run - August 2017

Association News Time to Vote Again! 2017 Games Nominated for Industry Award NSGA is excited to announce that the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana held in Birmingham, Alabama has been nominated for the SportsTravel Award in the category of "Amateur - Best Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline Event" and for the "Best Sports Event of the Year." The SportsTravel Awards program bestows honors...
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"On Top of The World" August 2017 Athlete of the Month

Curt Davison, 92, Kirkwood, Missouri Curt Davison is not known to throw his weight around, other than on the field of play at Senior Games. But when he does, he really lets it fly, and it has landed him in the record books. After 35 years in Senior Games, he now holds a world record. The 92-year-old from Kirkwood, Missouri participates in multiple running and field events, and at the 2017 National...
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The Long Run - July 2017

Association News NSGA Gives Highest Awards at The Games The 2017 Celebration of Athletes produced many high points and memories, and we want to make sure two very important people receive their due recognition with our membership. Every two years, NSGA presents its most prestigious awards for service to the Senior Games Movement. On stage this year, Kate Amack, NSGA Board Chair, received the Warre...
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"Out with the Old, In with the Newsom" July 2017 Athlete of the Month

Wanda Newsom, 77, Taylor, Texas Birthdays seem to bring extra luck for Wanda Newsom. She won her first archery gold medal at the 2005 National Senior Games on her 65th birthday, and by happy coincidence, she earned another gold as the Texan celebrated her 77th birthday at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana in Birmingham. “It was also my 7th National games, and I won my 7th Senior G...
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142 Records Set at 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana

World, American masters records among new National Senior Games marks set in Birmingham      BATON ROUGE, La. (June 21, 2017) – The 30 th anniversary gathering of the National Senior Games made its own history, with athletes producing at least four new world records and eight American Masters track records among the 142 new entries into The Games’ record books. Hollyce Kirkland, 98,...
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The Long Run - June 2017

DOCUMENTING A MOVEMENT National Senior Games 30th Anniversary National Senior Games 30th Anniversary Mini-Documentary We are proud to have honored three decades of the Senior Games Movement. "The National Senior Games: 30 Years of Fitness, Fun and Fellowship" made its debut at the Celebration of Athletes, and is now part of our special 30th section at NSGA.com that is archived for the ages. Our th...
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The Games Daily - June 15, 2017

  Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Thanks for the Memories!   Documenting a Movement We are proud to have honored three decades of the Senior Games Movement. “The National Senior Games: 30 Years of Fitness, Fun and Fellowship” made its debut at the Celebration of Athletes, and is now part of our special 30 th section at NSGA.com that is archived for the ages...
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The Games Daily - June 14, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Alice Carroll Draws on Sports to Live a Full Life By now, followers of The Games Daily News know about “The Great Eight,” athletes who have competed in all of The Games since the first one in 1987 in St. Louis. One of those eight is Ed True of O’Fallon, Illinois. A...
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The Games Daily - June 13, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Veterans Thrilled to Play Non-Ambulatory Sports at National Senior Games As we reported in the June 4 edition of the 2017 Games Daily News Online , NSGA received a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help disabled veterans cover event registration and ...
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The Games Daily - June 12, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary The First: Tennessee Triathlete Tackles Terrain for Top Time In the pristine natural settings of Oak Mountain Park, 52-year-old Mike Stacks leapt into the early morning chilly waters of Double Oak Lake for the swimming leg of triathlon competition for the 2017 Nati...
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The Games Daily - June 11, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Centenarian Superstar: “Hurricane Hawkins” Sets 100 Meter World Record A storm has been brewing inside Julia Hawkins for 101 years, and it unleashed its fury full force this week in Birmingham at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. With a tim...
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The Games Daily - June 10, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary A Celebration for The Ages Friday’s Celebration of Athletes did not disappoint the thousands of athletes and spectators who entered Legacy Arena and found pageantry, ceremony, recognition, inspiring speeches, and top entertainment. While the colorful Parade ...
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The Games Daily - June 9, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Spotlight on The Games The spotlight shone on track and field at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana yesterday. USA Today Humankind and Today.com were on site to showcase the amazing athletic efforts on display!     Games Daily Recap The Ce...
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Ronnie Lakatos, 56, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Ronnie Lakatos has always promoted physical fitness, both as an individual and through a long ca...
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