In Austin, competition is fierce. When we asked you, the reader, to show us the fittest people, you rose to the challenge. This year’s nominees are a unique collection of dedicated individuals who prove that staying fit is more than just exercise. Each person earned a spot due to their passion for a healthy lifestyle and how they inspire others. Some of the Fittest are quickly becoming fearless leaders in the world of sports and fitness, and the rest aren’t far behind. With their positive outlooks on life and words of encouragement, it’s obvious that with perseverance, spirit and discipline, any of us can be one of Austin’s 10 Fittest.