Senior best friends win big at Dallas Golden Games

The Golden Games is an Olympics-style fitness and leisure competition is for adults 50 and over, of all ability levels!
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Ernie McAfee, 83, and Paul Wilson, 87, are a pair of best friends who live at Presbyterian Village North Senior Living Community.

Recently, they competed in the Dallas Golden Games, which is an Olympics-style fitness and leisure competition is for adults 50 and over, of all ability levels, and won BIG!

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Participants competed in eight competitive sports, where Wilson medaled in the 1500 with a 10-minute mile, and placed second in both the men’s cycling 5K and the men’s cycling 10K.

McAfee placed sixth in the 50-meter dash and fifth in the 100.

The pair told NBC DFW they often train together, and say they inspire each other.

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