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Age of Champions

Winning Never Gets Old
(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Age of Champions is the award-winning documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. Viewers will see a 100 year old tennis champion, 86 year-old pole vaulter, and some basketball grandmothers as they discover the power of the human spirit and triumph over the limitations of age. Endorsed by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and is a perfect complement for courses in aging, health, psychology, kinesiology, and nursing
Title: Age of champions
winning never gets old
[videorecording]
Published: [United States : Passion River Films, 2013]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (74 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally produced in 2011.
Summary: Age of Champions is the award-winning documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. Viewers will see a 100 year old tennis champion, 86 year-old pole vaulter, and some basketball grandmothers as they discover the power of the human spirit and triumph over the limitations of age. Endorsed by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and is a perfect complement for courses in aging, health, psychology, kinesiology, and nursing
Local Note: 8
Branch Call Number: DVD 613.7044 AGE
Statement of Responsibility: Documentary Foundation presents in association with AARP ; producer, Keith Ochwat ; directed by Christopher Rufo
Credits: Director of photography, Christopher Rufo ; editor Christopher Rufo ; music, Neil Cleary.
System Details: DVD, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation.
Subject Headings: Older athletes United States Biography Video recordings. Senior Olympics Video recordings. Physical fitness for older people Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Older athletes
Senior Olympics
Physical fitness for older people
Publisher No: PRDVD2105
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Nov 21, 2013
  • kevfarley rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Very uplifting for us old folks. BUT... it could have been vastly more interesting, and instructive, if they had included interviews about how these super healthy seniors go about staying fit, eating well, training themselves, etc.

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