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Performing a Lofty Role - August 2019 Athlete of the Month

David Salazar, 69, Cedar Crest, New Mexico NSGA’s official highlights video from the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana sought to go beyond action clips and honor the athletes and the people of Albuquerque and New Mexico by selecting a local athlete to represent them in an unusual way. The video titled “Enchanted” (watch it here) features stunning drone video shots of a medal winner pe...
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Renewing a “Rivalry” by Chance - July 2019 Athlete of the Month

Bob Shannon, 66,  Alameda, CA and  Jeff Johanson, 65,  Arnold, CA It’s not that unusual for senior athletes to know others from their youthful sporting days who also participate in National Senior Games. But it’s quite another thing to realize that the guy in the lane next to you is someone you used to compete with-and against-in school who you haven’t seen in 47 years. Bob Shannon, 66 and Jeff Jo...
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Winning for TeamEric: The Race Within the Race Within the Race

Where to start? Those were my first words when I began this blog last year, and so much has transpired that I am again confounded with how to properly convey my experience and emotions on race day. But it seems appropriate to frame my experience with the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana (and the months leading up to it) as the race within the race within the race.   The first race wa...
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Breaking Good in Albuquerque: 17 American and 185 National Senior Games Records Fall in Spirited 2019 Competition

Track & Field elite Kathy Bergen leads the way with eight high marks ALBUQUERQUE, NM, June 25, 2019 - As the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana ends competition today, more than 202 new records have set a higher bar for future competition. In addition to 17 pending new American records, 185 National Senior Games records were shattered by 124 athletes in eight sports including track...
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Games Daily News - June 25, 2019

Photo Gallery  |  Results  |  Video Recaps  |  Games in the News Breaking Good in Albuquerque: 17 American and 185 National Senior Games Records Fall in Spirited 2019 Competition Track & Field elite Kathy Bergen leads the way with eight high marks ALBUQUERQUE, NM, June 25, 2019 - As the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana ends competition today, more than 202 new records have set a ...
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Games Daily News - June 24, 2019

Photo Gallery  |  Results  |  Video Recaps  |  Games in the News In this edition: The Courage to Encourage Ed True Continues National Games Streak Participants, Spectators Share Real Senior Moments And more! Winning With a Rosy Outlook Rosemary “Rosy” Spraker, 55, ran both the 5k and 10k this week at the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana. In the 10k, the Virginia trekker took the runn...
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Games Daily News - June 23, 2019

Photo Gallery  |  Results  |  Video Recaps  |  Games in the News In this edition: Triathlon Relay Makes a Splash in 2019 Debut Former WNBA Star Simone Edwards Returns to Coach in National Senior Games Media Volley: Carol Klenfner is Spreading Senior Games Message And more!   Triathlon Challenge: Dave Campbell’s Hard Work Bests Younger Divisions   Triathletes between ages 50-89 took on the challeng...
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Games Daily News - June 22, 2019

Photo Gallery  |  Results  |  Video Recaps  |  Games in the News In this edition: From Olympic Track to Table Tennis: Sir Peter Snell’s Active Life Archery: Not Just A Kids’ Sport Shuffleboard Celebrates Ability And more!    Forever a Runner: Kathrine Switzer  In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to register and run in the Boston Marathon. Her steps through the race opened doors for wo...
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Games Daily News - June 21, 2019

Photo Gallery  |  Results  |  Video Recaps  |  Games in the News   In this edition: Seven New Records Set in Relay Events on Final Day of Track & Field Badminton Players Renew Rivalry Greater Fort Lauderdale Pitches Fun in the Sun for The Games in 2021 Shuffleboard Celebrates Ability More     Giving it the Family Tri In 2017, the first athlete featured in the Games Daily News was Marion Liseho...
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Games Daily News - June 20, 2019

Photo Gallery  |  Results  |  Video Recaps  |  Games in the News In this edition: Pat Boone Blessed to be on the Basketball Court Tennis Pro Finds Pickleball Flo Meiler Sets New Record for High Jump Camaraderie and Fun All Part of Bowling Competition at National Senior Games And more!   Sports Brief: 62 NSGA Swimming Records Toppled during 2019 Games  At the conclusion of swimming at the 2019 Nati...
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Games Daily News - June 19, 2019

Photo Gallery | Results | Video Recaps | Games in the News In this edition: New Mexico Torch Runner Blazes Trail in the Pool Cycling Away from Diabetes Double Trouble: Houston Siblings Hit the Tennis Courts And more!   Rivalry Renewed Once Again for 100-Year-Old Golfers There aren’t many centenarians that are still active enough to golf at all, much less do it competitively. For that reason, it is...
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Games Daily News - June 18, 2019

  Photo Gallery | Results | Video Recaps In this Edition: Tracking the Storm, Part One Athletes Race to The Village for Indian Day Golf is in His Blood And more!   Sports Brief: Four American Records Broken in Track & Field After the first two days of track & field, there have been a number of records shattered. In addition to the 22 NSGA records that have been bested, we have seen four Am...
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Games Daily News - June 17, 2019

Photo Gallery | Results | Video Recaps In this Edition: Jumping off Buildings and Starting Blocks: Stuntman Turns Swimmer Sisters Compete Against Each Other in Shot Put for First Time Winning is Just About Participating to Darrell Dempster   Records Already Falling Fast at 2019 Games In its first three days, the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana has already seen 58 of its records fall...
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Games Daily News - June 16, 2019

Photo Gallery | Results | Video Recaps In this Edition: Power Walk Debuts for Medal Competition at The Games Athletes Show Creativity, Humor with Team Names Traveling With the Pickleball Lovebirds And more! For Chris Mizner, Archery is a Team Sport Archery is an individual sport. The equipment, form, and every shot is reliant upon the archer. But after decades of participation, 63-year old Christo...
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Games Daily News - June 14-15, 2019

  In this Edition: 100-Year Storm Expected to Hit Albuquerque Flame Arrival Ceremony to Ignite The Games, Celebrate New Mexican Culture Dr. Elmo Brings Christmas in June to Albuquerque And more! Release: 2019 Games in Albuquerque Boasts Record-High Athlete Attendance Event will showcase #RealSeniorMoments of healthy, active aging ALBUQUERQUE, NM - New Mexico has 13,712 reasons to be excited this s...
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16 August 2019
Athlete of the Month
David Salazar, 69, Cedar Crest, New Mexico NSGA’s official highlights video from the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana sought t...
15 July 2019
Athlete of the Month
Bob Shannon, 66,  Alameda, CA and  Jeff Johanson, 65,  Arnold, CA It’s not that unusual for senior athletes to know others from their youthf...
25 June 2019
News and Events
Press Releases
Track & Field elite Kathy Bergen leads the way with eight high marks ALBUQUERQUE, NM, June 25, 2019 - As the 2019 National Senior Games ...
10 June 2019
News and Events
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 10, 2019  Event will showcase #RealSeniorMoments of healthy, active aging ALBUQUERQUE, NM - New Mexico has 13,71...