The Games Daily
Welcome to the Games Daily News archive! Here you can find daily news pages from 2019, 2017 and 2015 that capture the spirit of competition and cameraderie that the National Senior Games is famous for.
Enjoy the memories with links for each day’s edition. You can also use the search box to enter keywords to find athletes by name or year for events or athlete names mentioned in the Games Daily. See you in 2022!
View Olympic and Paralympic art from The Art Of The Olympians collection, paired with a brain stimulating interactive learning practice led by University of Miami Art and Medicine program today, May 19, at 1 pm in room 222 of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. Prime your creativity for an enriching story sharing
Martha Padmore’s potential as an archer was spotted while she was rifle shooting in 2006 in her home country of Barbados. Once she picked up a bow, she never looked back. Martha shoots recurve archery, which is the most physically demanding discipline in the sport. Recurve bows do not have the mechanical assistance found in
Regina Bouie considers herself “late to the game” of pursuing balanced physical fitness, but the teacher turned personal trainer isn’t slowing down in what she calls the fourth quarter of life. Regina’s husband of 42 years introduced her to racquetball when she was in her late 20s, and this was her only source of physical
Please note that The Village expo area will be open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. with the final day on Saturday, May 21. Get your official merchandise, take the free Senior Athlete Fitness Exam (SAFE) and check out all the exhibitor offerings before they are gone until 2023!
By Matthew Adams “It’s what inside that counts” is more than just an expression for first time National Senior Games competitor James Krenis – it literally saved his life. At first glance, you’d think this attorney and certified NFL Contract Advisor in Jackson, Tennessee was a healthy guy and in excellent shape. In fact, until
By Nick Gandy, Florida Senior Games Charles James is the first to admit he may have a “home field advantage” in the 2022 National Senior Games, presented by Humana, Golf competition. The Country Club of Coral Springs, where the Men’s 80-84 age group is playing, is a 30-minute drive from his Pembroke Pines home. He
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a notable panel gathered at the 2022 National Senior Games presented by Humana to share personal stories of the often harsh realities for women in sports before and since Title IX was enacted.. Prior to this, women’s teams either simply did not exist or dealt with
By Vincent Pensabene One incredible thing about the 2022 National Senior Games, presented by Humana, is the camaraderie between players. Team sports have even stronger bonds but few teams have a connection as strong or as long as the West Virginia Generals. The men’s 80+ team has appeared in nine consecutive National Senior Games, dating
By Jennifer Coco Sport provides not only physical activity and fitness, it also provides social connection. In team sports like volleyball, it can create a tight bond among team members. The women’s 60+ Senioritas volleyball team has been through many trials and tribulations together and has proven to themselves it is much more than a
Athletes, have you participated in the Senior Athlete Fitness Exam (SAFE) yet? Why not? Many of your peers have done it, with many coming back every two years for a checkup. SAFE was created by Dr. Becca Jordre of the University of South Dakota in 2011 with a curiosity to measure how highly active seniors