NH Senior Games Underway


NH Senior Video games Underway


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WEBVTT >> NEW HAMPSHIRE’S SENIOR GAMESARE UNDERWAY IN THE GRANITEEIGHT.RINGING TOGETHER OVER 80ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN A VARIETYOF SPORTS.JOINING US LIVE TO TALK MOREABOUT IT IS EXECUTIVE DIRECTORCHRIS DUGAN.THANK YOU FOR COMING IN.CHRIS: GLAD TO BE HERE.>> YOU’RE IN YOUR 30TH YEAR,TELL ME ABOUT THE AGE GROUPS.>> STARTING AT forty ALL THE WAYTHROUGH, AS LONG AS PEOPLE WANTTO GO.WE HAVE 15 DIFFERENT SPORTS.PEOPLE CAN PLAY THROUGHOUT THESUMMERTIME.ANYTHING FROM TRACK AND FIELD TOTENNIS, TO GRASP — BASKETBALLTO PICK A BALL.THE IMPORTANT SOCIAL COMPONENTTHAT COMES WITH THESE ACTIVITIESAND THE ATHLETIC COMPONENT.>> IF PEOPLE WANT TO GETINVOLVED, THIS RUNS THROUGHLABOR DAY.CHRIS: OF COURSE.THERE IS WANTED TO COME.THE WEBSITE IS A GREAT RESOURCE.THE REGISTRATION FEE IS VERYLOW, ONCE YOU SIGN UP FOR ONESPORT, YOU CAN ATTEND OTHERSPORTS AS WELL.TRACK AND FIELD IS AT MEMORIALHIGH SCHOOL IN LATE AUGUST.>> IF PEOPLE WANT TO GETINVOLVED, IS IT INDIVIDUAL ORCOME WITH A TEAM?CHRIS: IT IS BOTH.WE HAVE THREE ON THREEBASKETBALL, YOU CAN PLAY DOUBLESIN SPORTS LIKE TENNIS,RACQUETBALL, BADMINTON.IT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO DO A LOTOF DIFFERENT THINGS.IT ENGAGES ALL AGES, EVERYBODYFROM THE WEEKEND ATHLETE TOSOMEBODY WHO WANTS TO BE MORECOMPETITIVE.OUR GOAL IS TO BE INCLUSIVE.>> IF SOMEONE IS WATCHING, YOUSAID YOU LOWERED AGE GROUPS TOINCLUDE MORE PEOPLE?CHRIS: IT IS, AS LOW AS forty.YOU WILL USUALLY BE IN ANACTIVITY ALONG WITH YOUR.IT’S GROUP IN GROUPS OF FIVEYEARS.>> IF SUMMIT HE SAYS, I WANT TOJOIN THIS WEEKEND, WHERE CANTHEY GO?CHRIS: NEW HAMPSHIRE SUMMERGAMES.ORG HAS A LOT OFINFORMATION, THERE IS ALSO APHONE NUMBER THAT GOES ALONGWITH THAT.>> ANY ADVICE FOR PEOPLE OUTTHERE WHO SAY I HAVEN’T PLAYEDSPORTS IN A WHILE — CHRIS: THEY ALL SAY TRY IT.IT IS A WELCOMING GROUP.IT IS REALLY NEAT TO SEECOMPETITORS TO SEE EACH OTHERONCE A YEAR ON THE ACTIVITY ONTHE F ATTIC YIELD AND THEY LOOKFORWARD TO THAT WEIRD THERE AREA LOT OF PEOPLE THAT WILL HELPYOU TRY AND NEW SPORT AND GETINVOLVED.IT IS ALL ABOUT HEALTHYENGAGEMENT, DOING THINGS WITHFRIENDS AND MAKING FRIENDS ANDTHAT SOCIAL COMPONENT.>> THIS ALL, MATES IN A FUNEVENT AS WELL, RIGHT?CHRIS: THAT’S TRUE.IT IS A WONDERFUL 5K HOW THATPEASE TRADEPORT ON LABOR DAY.IT ALLOWS PEOPLE TO…



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