Greenspring Wii Bowlers Break Records in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics

September 20, 2012

Residents of Greenspring earned five gold medals, three silver medals, and two bronze medals in the competition hosted at the retirement community

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - This year, fifteen Greenspring residents competed in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) Wii bowling competition.  Greenspring, a Gold Sponsor for the NVSO, hosted the competition for the fourth consecutive year at the community's specially designed alley featuring six virtual bowling lanes.  Overall, over 60 seniors from across Northern Virginia participated in the 2012 NVSO Wii bowling competition at Greenspring.
The following Greenspring residents received 2012 NVSO Wii bowling medals:

Women: Medal: Age Group:
Vickie Lambert Gold 60-69
Lillian Wachter Gold 70-79
Joan Matteson Gold 80-89
Helen Moot Silver 80-89
Men: Medal: Age Group:
Clint Lambert Gold 60-69
George Tateosian Gold 80-89
Ted Campbell Silver 80-89
Raymond Kaminski Silver 90-99
Edward Solomon Bronze 80-89
Robert Zikowitz Bronze 90-99

In 2011, resident Joan Matteson bowled the first 300 game in NVSO Wii bowling history; this year, she repeated the feat again and posted a new record score of 827.  "Joan is one of our super stars," said Greenspring resident and NVSO Wii bowling event director Ted Campbell.  Husband and wife duo Clint and Vickie Lambert swept the gold medals in the 60-69 age group. 

Clint also broke an NVSO record this year, posting a score of 666.  At Greenspring, almost 200 residents on 40 different teams compete with each other and other Erickson Living communities throughout the year.
About Greenspring: Greenspring is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of which reside in the 1405 independent living units.  At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Life at Greenspring offers a true sense of community and is an exciting alternative to the typical retirement community.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at