Wade Watson, 92 years-old, is an Inspiration to Others; Recognized as an "Incredible Hero" Mooresville, NC (July 7, 2009) -- Wade Watson is an inspiration both on and off the tennis court. At the age of 92, he shows up at the same park almost ...
Wade Watson, 92 years-old, is an Inspiration to Others; Recognized as an "Incredible Hero"
Mooresville, NC (July 7, 2009) -- Wade Watson is an inspiration both on and off the tennis court. At the age of 92, he shows up at the same park almost everyday to find someone to challenge him to a game of tennis.
Most times you can find Watson at Tuley Park, in Chicago, playing a game of tennis with players of all ages. There are a lot of people who love playing with Wade, both for the love of the game and the inspiration he brings to others.
"You get to exercise and you find people you can play with, someone your level, and it keeps you young," said Watson.
One fellow tennis player was quoted as saying, "One of the things he does so well is to inspire everyone out here. All these people that you see are here because he's an inspiration, he's lively, he makes you stay alive and he just keeps everybody going all the time."
For his inspiration to others, Wade Watson has been recognized by his peers and the America's Incredible Pizza Company as this week's "Incredible Hero".
The Incredible Heroes are extended an invite to attend the NASCAR Nationwide Series race as guests of CJM Racing and the America's Incredible Pizza Company. Each hero receives a plaque in recognition of their heroism and they spend a VIP day at the race track.
The Incredible Heroes campaign will run throughout the 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series season. If you know of an Incredible Hero and would like to nominate him or her please email: email@example.com for consideration or check out www.incrediblepizza.com/contests/incredibleheroes.