Sarasota's 'Golden Gladiator' Earns a Spot in Guinness World Records

 

Michael Lynch, ‘The Golden Gladiator’ author, has earned a spot in Guinness World Records. But first, how did he become a world record-holder? He was born in 1949 and grew up in Bay Shore, New York with four siblings. Lynch credits his hardworking father, from New York City, and his wonderful mother, from eastern North Carolina. Lynch’s family had country sensibilities in eastern North Carolina, and he grew up playing sports rather than school. He also developed an appreciation for reading.

Michael Lynch was a ‘Golden Gladiator’

In 2018, a former NFL safety from New York City named Michael Lynch was a ‘Golden Glider’ in Sarasota. After watching the team’s practices and studying its game film, Lynch decided to make his way to Sarasota to play football. Though he didn’t immediately contact the team’s coach Ernest Givens, he spotted the ‘Millionaires’ and watched half of their practices. He was intrigued enough to contact the team owner, Calvin Williams, to ask if Lynch could play for them.

The senior citizen, Michael Lynch, played football for four years, appearing on more than fifty games and earning honorable mention status on the 2014 Florida Football Alliance All-Star team. He also served as captain of two championship teams, in 2015 and 2018. He was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2019 and is the oldest football player in the United States.

His book ‘The Golden Gladiator’ earns a spot in Guinness World Records

Michael Lynch earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the oldest American football player. He played football and lacrosse in college before going on to start Spartan Sports and Major Sports in New York City. He was a safety in college and also ran the largest adult softball league in Long Island for 30 years. His Guinness World Record achievement was largely the result of a unique opportunity. He watched his nephew play in the Empire Challenge H.S. All-Star Game, an annual fundraiser for the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

Michael Lynch, ‘The Golden Gladiator’ author, has earned a spot in Guinness World Records. But first, how did he become a world record-holder? He was born in 1949 and grew up in Bay Shore, New York with four siblings. Lynch credits his hardworking father, from New York City, and his wonderful mother, from eastern North Carolina. Lynch’s family had country sensibilities in eastern North Carolina, and he grew up playing sports rather than school. He also developed an appreciation for reading.

Michael Lynch was a ‘Golden Gladiator’

In 2018, a former NFL safety from New York City named Michael Lynch was a ‘Golden Glider’ in Sarasota. After watching the team’s practices and studying its game film, Lynch decided to make his way to Sarasota to play football. Though he didn’t immediately contact the team’s coach Ernest Givens, he spotted the ‘Millionaires’ and watched half of their practices. He was intrigued enough to contact the team owner, Calvin Williams, to ask if Lynch could play for them.

The senior citizen, Michael Lynch, played football for four years, appearing on more than fifty games and earning honorable mention status on the 2014 Florida Football Alliance All-Star team. He also served as captain of two championship teams, in 2015 and 2018. He was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2019 and is the oldest football player in the United States.

His book ‘The Golden Gladiator’ earns a spot in Guinness World Records

Michael Lynch earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the oldest American football player. He played football and lacrosse in college before going on to start Spartan Sports and Major Sports in New York City. He was a safety in college and also ran the largest adult softball league in Long Island for 30 years. His Guinness World Record achievement was largely the result of a unique opportunity. He watched his nephew play in the Empire Challenge H.S. All-Star Game, an annual fundraiser for the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

His business card is a mini-version of the game Clue

A book on Michael Lynch’s life is being published in the city of Sarasota, Florida, and it includes the story of his life as a ‘Golden Gladiator’ – a man who earned a Guinness World Records spot by playing football against men half his age. While Lynch did not play professional football, he did play college football. After his first season, he was a walk-on at East Carolina and was invited to try out for both football and baseball teams.:

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His business card is a mini-version of the game Clue

A book on Michael Lynch’s life is being published in the city of Sarasota, Florida, and it includes the story of his life as a ‘Golden Gladiator’ – a man who earned a Guinness World Records spot by playing football against men half his age. While Lynch did not play professional football, he did play college football. After his first season, he was a walk-on at East Carolina and was invited to try out for both football and baseball teams.

By Anna Jeffs

Noble lash is a contributing writer for Daily Reuters. she also runs few other blogs, where he analyzes American football players and their games too seriously. she reviews the American Football Games on daily basis and magnanimously indulges, encourages, and even participates in Football discussion worldwide.

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