2014 September Creative Research: Masters Athletes

By Mike Spear

Active aging has become a cliché ever since the first wave of baby boomers entered middle age. Now masters-age athletes, defined as athletes ages 35 and up (sorry, we didn’t set the guidelines), represent the fastest growing group of active individuals in North America. Challenging conventional views on aging, these veteran and long-time athletes continue to train and compete well into their golden years, participating in an array of sporting events and competitions that run the gamut from swimming and cycling to track and field. Founded in 1985, the World Masters Games is now the largest international sporting competition with …read more

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