Lifelong Learning Minute: The Free Throw King

Andy McGuffin is the best there is. Mr. Automatic. The Free Throw King once made 400 basketball shots in a row. He’s a family man who is keenly interested in leaving a lasting legacy — and he’s proof that you’re never too old to get started and it’s never too late to follow your dreams. […]

Lifelong Learning Minute: Skydivers Over Sixty

Growing Bolder is something anyone can do. Knitters. Dancers. Writers. Painters. Entrepreneurs. This is how skydivers do it. It’s one of the most inspiring, empowering and unforgettable world records ever, and only Growing Bolder was there to document it. After watching the video, make sure to check out GB’s photo gallery from the world record attempts. [boldernet 483468] […]

Lifelong Learning Minute: Barefoot Water Skiier

This is a tense tale of determination; a celebration of passion and the human spirit. 93-year-old Banana George Blair, weak from a long battle with pneumonia and in constant pain from six back surgeries, wants to get his bare feet back on the water. Come along for this Growing Bolder exclusive as Banana battles back. […]

Lifelong Learning Minute: Boomer Bikers

Motorcycles aren’t just for kids — check out who’s under these helmets! Boomer bikers are dominating the cycle scene and taking a wild ride through life. For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit our Pep Talks page!

Lifelong Learning Minute: Triathlete for Life

Tony Handler has battled cancer six times and competed in more than 200 triathlons. He says every time he crosses the finish line, it’s like taking a giant step away from disease. For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit our Pep Talks page!

Lifelong Learning Minute: Rowing for Life

It’s never too late to follow your dreams — whether on land or on the water! See how people over the age of 50 are pulling together and smashing stereotypes. For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit our Pep Talks page!

Lifelong Learning Minute: Fly Indoors

What goes up must come down. That’s why you hesitate to try skydiving. But what if you could get a similar experience just a few feet off the floor? SkyVenture Orlando is an indoor windtunnel where beginners and experts alike practice and experience freefall. For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit our Pep Talks page!

Lifelong Learning Minute: Tri, Tri Again

Wendy Chioji was the face of Orlando news for 20 years. Her battle with breast cancer enlightened all women; her determination to help others was only equaled by her dedication to becoming a world-class athlete. Now, her glamorous job doesn’t seem as important. It’s time to start growing bolder. For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit […]

Lifelong Learning Minute: Women in Racing

More and more in the world of racing, women are smashing stereotypes and kicking some tires. Yes, it turns out the Good Old Boys club is more co-ed than you’d think! For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit our Pep Talks page!

Lifelong Learning Minute: Joe Kittinger

An aviation pioneer, hot air balloon adventurist, war hero and space legend — Col. Joe Kittinger is also one of the kindest people you’ll ever meet. Hear what he says about living legacies and giving back. For more 60-Second Pep Talks, visit our Pep Talks page!