A series of nearly 30 competitive sporting events ranging from archery to volleyball now through July 15 for athletes ages 50 and older, excitement is building for the 2018 Pasadena Senior Games/California Senior Games Championships..
Athletes are encouraged to visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Senior Games 2018 to register for competitions in Pasadena.
"These remarkable athletes are shining examples of the benefits of an active lifestyle that embraces health and vitality," said Akila Gibbs, executive director of the Pasadena Senior Center.
Among the many medalists at the 2017 Pasadena Senior Games were Robyn Utu for the discus throw in the category of women ages 50 to 54; and Donald Hubbard for the 100-meter swimming freestyle in the category of men ages 90 to 94.
"While many are serious athletes who compete to win and regularly take home medals and sometimes break records. Others are sports enthusiasts who sign up because they enjoy the camaraderie and it keeps them active.".
The 2018 competitions are qualifying events for the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.