Senior athletes competing in 'Northwest Senior Games'

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on May 11, 2011 at 8:32 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 11 at 2:47 PM

Roughly nine hundred athletes will participate in this year's  Northwest Senior Games between mid-May and mid July. People fifty and older are invited to compete in fifteen different sports with varying skill levels and experience.  In past years, the oldest competitor has been 103 years old.
 
"It allows people to be active instead of living sedentary lives. It saves lives because now you're playing, you're getting physical exercise, and it's a lot of fun" said Mark Fridenberg, Pickleball Player.
 
Northwest Senior Games hopefuls still have three weeks to sign up and get involved. Click on news links for more information on what sports you can play, venues, and how to participate.

 

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