Thursday, May 19, 2011

2 Bowlers. 1 Medal. 202 Years between them.

Harry Pepper, 100, and Roger Gentilhomme, 102, are set to bowl against each other in the
2011 National Senior Games in Houston, Texas in June 2011.

Roger Gentilhomme Stats:

Roger Gentilhomme is a 102-year-old bowling and tennis champion.

Born on May 21, 1909 and has lived and worked in the Northeastern area of the U.S. most his life. He is a cancer survivor and WWII veteran.

He plays tennis every morning since retiring 35 years ago.

He has 3 children, 13 Grandchildren and 20 Great-grandchildren.

Gentilhomme has competed for 16 years in the National and local Senior Games, in tennis, bowling and shuffleboard and has won numerous gold medals.

Gentilhomme is a 2009 National Sporting Goods Association Hall of Fame inductee and the State of Florida Athlete of the Year for 2007 at the age of 98.

Roger Gentilhomme on YouTube.

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