Celebrate the Golden Years with These Photos of Senior Athletes

Celebrate the Golden Years with These Photos of Senior Athletes

These portraits of 70-somethings enjoying sports will both amuse and inspire you.
November 29, 2014 by Globeprime

If we took a moment to celebrate the heroes of the golden age rather than just highlighting the overlooked athletes displayed everywhere by major brands. That's the idea LA-based photographer Dean Bradshaw had when he thought of grabbing portraits of those he calls "weekend warriors".

His refreshing two-series approach is not only original and inspiring, but also brings a somewhat lighter side to a discipline that is often taken too seriously. Marvel at these senior heroes as they wrestle hard, play basketball and lift weights in retro and colorful clothes.

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

Credit: Dean Bradshaw

By contrast to this fun concept, you should also take a look at these children who do the exact opposite by dressing like their elderly counterparts.

Check out more on Dean Bradshaw's Behance and website