Web site: http://growingbolder.com/
Celebrates the men and women who smash stereotypes, promote lifelong learning, and act as role models for active lifestyle and healthy aging.
Quiet Confidence #206
Boudoir photography is popular with women in mid-life and beyond; fifty years after his first jump, Joe Kittinger became the first inductee into the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame; tracing your family tree; and meet singer Bobby Goldsboro.
- KET2 Thursday, May 23 at 10:30 am EDT
No Limits #207
How world records are broken, meet WWII veteran Bill Coleman, the coolest new games and rides at the annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions expo, and meet cancer survivor and triathlete Tony Handler.
- KET2 Thursday, May 30 at 10:30 am EDT
Small Actions: Big Impact #208
Visit Pinocchio's Marionette Theater near Orlando, Fla.; when Andy's bike was stolen, the very people he thought were a nuisance turned out to be some of the best friends he ever had; JT Thompson restored an old, run-down historic home and exceeded even his own expectations; and be the maestro of your mind.
- KET2 Thursday, June 6 at 10:30 am EDT
Dreams Never Die #209
John Wilson's story of struggle and triumph played out in jails, hospitals, and finally on a baseball field; Dennis G. Williams restores and repairs antique radios; retired rodeo brothers; and breast cancer survivors glam it up for a new calendar.
- KET2 Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 am EDT
No Strings Attached #210
See what makes Saul Cornell the most important member of any string section, even though he doesn't play a note; an update on Rachel Veitch and her chariot; and one of the most inspiring, empowering and unforgettable world records ever for skydiving.
- KET2 Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 am EDT
Don't Stop Believing #211
Isabella Morgia di Vicari has two passions - food and family; Michelle Valentine learned to light the spark of passion, not just in herself, but in others as well; 48-year-old Don Cupo went back to college to purse a film and music career and ended up in the marching band; and find out how taking risks can bring more rewards than you can imagine.
- KET2 Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 am EDT
Making Memories #212
Artist Norman Rockwell had always used professional models until he moved next door to the Edgerton family; since 1995, Byrds founder Roger McGuinn has worked to keep the legacy of American folk music alive; and Joan DesCombes shares her stunning collection of vintage Yves Saint Laurent fashions.
- KET2 Thursday, July 4 at 10:30 am EDT
Pursuit of Passion #213
Find out what made Carol McCorkle and her husband change careers to educate us on the plight of raptors, former farmer Patrick Gottsch builds a global media network, and Kermit Weeks owns the largest private airplane collection in the world.
- KET2 Thursday, July 11 at 10:30 am EDT
Fun and Funky #301
Karen Putz lost her hearing while barefoot water skiing but rediscovered her passion 25 years later. Meet the Bats, a popular Kentucky group that regularly sells out its gigs and always leaves the audience laughing. See why they're inspired to keep on rocking the stage, even if they still have day jobs. And, Betty Wall Strohfus was one of a handful of female pilots in World War II.
- KET2 Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 am EDT
Better Together #302
Susan Helmrich is one of the best swimmers in the world in her age group and a cancer survivor. Bill Nemoyten was a music educator that changed when he retired. Triathlons are hard enough, but imagine competing against your spouse!
- KET2 Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 am EDT
Still Having Fun #303
Meet one of the most recognized voices but least-known names in music. Siphiwe Baleka helps long-haul truckers improve their health, fitness, and quality of life. And, we all have a tale to tell, and that's the premise of NPR's Story Corps.
- KET2 Thursday, August 1 at 10:30 am EDT
A Beautiful View #304
Artist Robert Sutz is a messenger for beautiful people filled with horrific memories of the Holocaust. Rod Price was a successful businessman who discovered his passion for adventure canoeing. And, an unlikely corporate icon, Bruce Rossmeyer parlayed street smarts and a willingness to gamble into a major business empire.
- KET2 Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 am EDT
Little Miracles #305
Carolyn Moor learned to live and laugh again after the death of her husband - her story even caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey. Meet 96-year-old Mary Anne Cooper, who traveled from British Columbia to Arizona to compete in the U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships. And, go one-on-one with free throw king Andy McGuffin.
- KET2 Thursday, August 15 at 10:30 am EDT
Head of the Pack #306
Jane Hursh is using her love of baking to change bitter circumstances. Seventy years later, a young Army captain's good idea is responsible for saving countless lives. And, the best glider pilots in North America over the age of 55 recently gathered to compete in the Senior Soaring National Championships.
- KET2 Thursday, August 22 at 10:30 am EDT
Find Your Fans #307
Catch up with Steve Smith from the The Red Green Show to find out what makes Red one of TV's most endearing characters. A 71-year-old woman from Minnesotathe competes at the U.S. Masters Swimming national championships. And, 109-year-old Ruth Hamilton led a full and amazing life.
- KET2 Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
Boomer Babes #308
The world's most prolific endurance swimmer is 53-year-old Martin Strel, a man you've probably never heard of. Meet Mickey Carroll, one half of the doo-wop duo Billy and Mickey, the first white duo to be played on black radio.
- KET2 Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
On A Mission #309
Jay Kordich, the Father of Juicing, believes raw juices saved his life more than 60 years ago. Growing Bolder Vice President Bill Shafer spends his nights and weekends molding lives on his son's youth hockey team. And, Mr. Bill is on a very serious crusade - to improve the lives of families in need at his job at Second Harvest Food Bank in Orlando, Florida.
- KET2 Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
True Grit #310
A family living their dreams and helping others discover a new way of exercising, Avid collector Audrey Lentz' entire home is her display case, and Tom Ross came to a crossroads in life and chose to start growing bolder.
- KET2 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
Gospel of Good #311
After becoming one of the top songwriters around, Lawrence Holofcener became an actor on Broadway; a Fortune 500 company and a retired CEO who are proving that giving back is the best way to move forward; and at 107, Wilhelmina Hoorn raises the bar of what's possible.
- KET2 Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
Born to Dance #312
Joe Johnston is a 67 year-old champion at track and field and the pole vault is his specialty. Inspired by the dance shows on network TV, Quin Bommelje took lessons and now her younger dance partners have a hard time keeping up with her. And, find out how an industry is changing at the National Funeral Directors Convention.
- KET2 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
Take Second Chances #313
After 20 years as Oprah Winfrey's personal makeup artist, Reggie Wells is set to soar. Roderick Sewell went from being a homeless teenage with no legs to a world-class athlete. At age 68, Larry Pontius had a life expectancy counted in single-digit days but then came a life-changing call.
- KET2 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT
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