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The Games Daily - June 5, 2017

The Games Daily - June 5, 2017
View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Team Hanson: Five Siblings Take the Plunge When the five Hanson siblings dive into the pool at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana, it will prove that dreams really do come true. For Jim Hanson, getting Team Hanson (his two sisters and two brothers) to all ...
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The Games Daily - June 4, 2017

The Games Daily - June 4, 2017
View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Pat Boone to Play (and Sing!) at The Games Legendary entertainer Pat Boone is coming to Birmingham to play basketball and share a song with his fellow athletes. Last Thursday, the recording, film and television star held a media announcement even...
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The Games Daily - June 2-3, 2017

The Games Daily - June 2-3, 2017
View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary   Flame of Fitness Ignites 30 th Anniversary Games Bo Carwyre of Birmingham has 91 reasons to celebrate. That’s because it took that many years before the track and field athlete was given the honor of being the torch bearer to set the cauld...
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2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana to Mark 30th Anniversary

2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana to Mark 30th Anniversary
More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Games is special, but this year’s 30 th anniversary gathering in the Magic City will add an extra layer of pageantry and nostalgia as athletes and organizers celebrate three decades of fitness, fun and fellowship. Everyone can join the party, as all competitions an...
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The Long Run - May 2017

The Long Run - May 2017
Game On! Birmingham is abuzz with anticipation for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. Our official count is 10,517 registered athletes! As you prepare to travel, here's some important and helpful information and reminders:   Remember to Check In Before You Check It Out!  All participants are REQUIRED to check-in and pick up their Athlete Credential at Athlete C...
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"Plus Factor" May 2017 Athlete of the Month

"Plus Factor" May 2017 Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Dick Lane, 87, Livonia, Michigan  An exciting new development for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana is the addition of the 85+ age division for men’s basketball. This five-year shift upwards means that there will be now an 80-84 age group of teams under this new age threshold. One of the main forces helping to make this happen is 87-year-old hoopster Dick La...
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The Long Run - April 2017

The Long Run - April 2017
Association News NSGA Represents at Conference Every year, NSGA attends several conferences that serve the sports, tourism and events industries. These are great opportunities to network with other event organizers and with representatives from cities that are interested in bidding to host big events like National Senior Games. It's also a great way to continue to learn how to do what we do better...
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National Senior Games Association Launches New Microsite to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

National Senior Games Association Launches New Microsite to Celebrate 30th Anniversary
Site  showcases history of premier event; puts 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana on display BATON ROUGE, La. (April 3, 2017)  – The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) today unveiled a  new microsite  to honor the 30 th  Anniversary of the National Senior Games, the world’s largest multi-sport championship event for people ages 50 and over.  “For the...
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"Triple-Digit Comeback" April 2017 Athlete of the Month

"Triple-Digit Comeback" April 2017 Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Julia Hawkins, 101, Baton Rouge, Louisiana As we often say, it’s never too late to get into The Games. It’s also never too late to set and pursue goals. This year, NSGA’s poster child for these axioms is 101-year-old Julia Hawkins, who decided to try competitive running at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana after she crossed the century mark last year. The retired...
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Spirited Competitor

Spirited Competitor
Lee Stadem, 89, Sioux Falls, South Dakota You might say Leroy “Lee” Stadem has a reverence for sports and fitness. He believes that keeping active is a necessary component to living a full life mentally and spiritually, and he considers himself a humble example for others to follow. A big reason for this modesty is because Lee served as a Lutheran minister for more than six decades in and around h...
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Still Rollin'

Still Rollin'
Hazel Hassen Bey, 93, Montclair, New Jersey In sports, sometimes the story is about amazing feats of skill and glory. Other times, it is about how an athlete overcomes obstacles to persevere in an inspiring display of courage. Frequently, such challenges come off the field of play, as in the case of Hazel Hassen Bey. Of eight athletes who have competed in every National Senior Games since 1987, Ha...
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Activity is Building In Birmingham

Activity is Building In Birmingham
National Senior Games CEO Marc Riker visited Birmingham this week to prepare for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana! He teamed up with local ath lete Jan Hinson to promote the Games on Talk of Alabama: ABC 33/40. Interested in volunteering? Visit nsga.com/volunteer # seniorgames2017 CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL CLIP
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The Long Run - March 2017

The Long Run - March 2017
Association News NSGA Engages Another New Health and Wellness Partner - Go4Life NSGA is pleased to announce formation of another new health and wellness partnership with Go4Life, a national outreach campaign from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that promotes exercise and physical activity.   Go4Life is designed to help people fit exercise and physica...
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"Motivated by a Memory" March 2017 Athlete of the Month

"Motivated by a Memory" March 2017 Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Whitman “Pete” Cross, 85, Charlottesville, Virginia During this 30 th  anniversary year, NSGA has asked athletes to send in their favorite  “Memories of the Games”  to share on our website and on our National Senior Games Instagram and Facebook pages. One came from a brand-new competitor whose memory goes back to 1987. An excerpt: “I never realized until recently that I...
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Running in Style

Running in Style
Running in Style - Ann McGowan, 92, Providence, Rhode Island It’s always good to look your best. For Ann McGowan, it’s essential, even when she’s competing as a senior athlete. That’s because Ann was a hairdresser, cosmetology instructor and salon owner for more than 40 years. As a youngster, she discovered her love and aptitude for hair styling when she was inspired by glamorous stars in the...
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12 December 2016
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Elmo Shropshire, 80, Novato, California While visiting the 2016 Florida Senior Games, we found an athlete whose name ...
14 November 2016
Press Releases
TUCSON, Arizona (November 14, 2016)- The mayor of Tucson proclaimed this day “National Senior Games Day” to help welcome visitors from the N...
10 November 2016
Athlete of the Month
  HUMANA Hero: Carroll Marty, 82, Ames, Iowa At Your Service Carroll Marty has found the key to happiness and longevity, and it’s ...
10 November 2016
News and Events
Press Releases
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) has named Andrew M. Walker as the organization’s first-ever Health and...