Leisure & Sport http://nwpr.org en At 69, Northwest Swimmer Says You’re Never Too Old For Gold http://nwpr.org/post/69-northwest-swimmer-says-you-re-never-too-old-gold <p>Sometimes life hands you disappointment and humiliation. That happened to Suzie Aldrich in a swim meet in college. The Walla Walla native didn&rsquo;t swim again for nearly 50 years. But in retirement the pool called her back for a re-do. And the results were astonishing.</p><p>&ldquo;They say to invest in gold and I try to do my best,&quot; says Suzie Aldrich with a laugh.</p><p>&quot;These are all gold medals. I&rsquo;m Suzie Aldrich and I&rsquo;m 69 years old. I&rsquo;m from Walla Walla, Washington and I&rsquo;m the Eastern Washington, Washington State, Alaska international record holder in backstroke. I&rsquo;ll see ya at the other end.&quot; Sat, 26 May 2012 00:05:10 +0000 Anna King 8958 at http://nwpr.org At 69, Northwest Swimmer Says You’re Never Too Old For Gold Olympic Track And Field Trials In Eugene Expected To Sell Out http://nwpr.org/post/olympic-track-and-field-trials-eugene-expected-sell-out <p>PORTLAND &ndash; Organizers of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials say they&rsquo;re on track for a sellout for the eight day event in Eugene. Single day event tickets go on sale Friday morning. University of Oregon associate athletic director Vin Lananna predicts they&rsquo;ll disappear fast. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 23:21:28 +0000 Tom Banse 6184 at http://nwpr.org Olympic Track And Field Trials In Eugene Expected To Sell Out