‘You win by showing up’

For the past 30 years, Dallas Roots has been an avid participant in the Senior Olympics — a competition for athletes 50 and over. Roots has competed in both state and national games since the mid-80s, traveling to Florida, Arizona, California and beyond. 

On June 16-18, Roots participated in the Montana Senior Olympics, trying his hand at bowling, discus, swimming and horseshoes.

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Photos by MACKENZIE REISS / Big Timber Pioneer