The National Senior Olympics Organization started in 1985, and at the first Senior Olympics event, held in St. Louis two years later, 2,500 seniors competed for the gold, and that number is expected to continue to grow.
Their excellence on the international competitive circuit has also continued, culminating at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah when athletes from around the world rode Fischer skis to a record 58 medals.
You don't have to train for the Olympics, but you may want to incorporate swimming as your regular exercise routine for years to come; a person can swim just about all their life, because it is so easy on the joints.
One of the newest games features the debut of Mario and Sonic together as they compete at the Olympics - Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games can be played on a Wii or Nintendo DS system.
Alpine Museum - This museum houses a collection of engravings, objects, and documents having to do with the history of the region, mountain-climbing, and the Winter Olympics of 1924.