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Doris Taylor - Senior Games
Posted September 1, 2017 | 2:24 PM

Superstars of the Senior Games

Doris Taylor

Interested in competing in a bowling or shuffleboard tournament? Hungry to defeat the best in darts or dominoes? These competitions and more are waiting when you register for the 37th Tampa Bay Senior Games. Join fellow seniors in activities that bring everyone together for fun and spirited competition.

Meet your competition: Doris Taylor, an 83-year-old Pickleball Pro.

  • Name: Doris Taylor
  • Height: 5'2
  • Birthday: Nov. 25
  • Hometown: Decatur, Illinois
  • Florida Residence: Tampa
  • 2017 Senior Games Events: Pickleball-Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles; Table Tennis
  • Previous Senior Games Accolades: 2016---Silver Medal in Pickleball-Mixed Doubles; 4th Place in Table Tennis
  • Hobbies and family: Doris loves to cook and visit her 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
  • Former profession: Business owner of a store that sold custom sewing supplies and bridal veils
  • What she loves about the Senior Games: The camaraderie, the activity, and the sense of competition.
  • Goals for this year's games: Doris is looking for a partner to compete in her events. Anyone interested?
  • Words of Wisdom: "I like to be mentally, physically, and spiritually fit."

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Photo Information: Doris Taylor was awarded the Gold Medal in the Softball competition at the 2009 National Senior Games.