Tag Archive: texas

Nov 15

Cactus Rose, a 100 mile journey in the TX Hill Country

The Cactus Rose 100 has been my ultra nemesis since my first attempt in 2008. In a lot of ways, the 100 mile distance had become my nemesis.Here is a brief overview of the Cactus Rose successes and failures:

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Nov 03

Challenge Thyself: Race to the Top of Texas

“Hey, what are you training for?” I had just passed the gentleman; and my quads burned, my feet screamed from the rocky abuse and my lower back tightened from the steep uphill climb. Without hesitation, I responded “life.”

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Oct 26

A Parkour Workout


I got to film my first Parkour experience last Wednesday. Sadly it got too dark about half way through the lesson, so I recorded what I could. Enjoy and stay active! Website: Price: Free every Wednesday at around 6:30pm in Waterloo Park. On workshop days, it costs $20 a person. Keep Austin Active Andre …

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Aug 10

Feel the burn: Crossfit in the Texas heat

Two weeks ago, my brother Jesse, the founder of Active ATX and a coach at Westlake Crossfit, decided it was time for me to get back into Crossfit. I had just returned from a two-month trek through Central America and hadn’t done a Crossfit workout since the day before my departure.

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