Class of 2021 Personal Best Athletes

There’s an additional definition of “personal best” that senior athletes exemplify, and that anyone can achieve. It’s not about a peak moment in time or distance in sports; it’s about overcoming challenges and obstacles, staying motivated throughout your life, and inspiring others by your example. This results in greater longevity and a healthy, active lifestyle – and that is your Personal Best!

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Joyce Jones, 91, Seattle, Washington Joyce Jones has compiled an admirable athletic record by winning more than her share of
Ray Tingstrom, 78, Colorado Springs, Colorado Mick Tingstrom, 54, Woodbridge, Virginia “It’s like a family” is a phrase commonly heard
Yvette Matthews, 67, Durham, North Carolina For most of her life Yvette Matthews enjoyed good health to the point that
Vince  Obsitnik, 83, Peachtree City, Georgia People become role models to those around them when they join the Senior Games
2025 National Senior Games - July 24 - August 4, 2025 372 Days 23 Hours 28 Minutes 49 Seconds