Category: "People" Articles

August 1, 2022
Marching bands make football games sound like football games. They create the pre-game pageantry and hype, and they power their school’s players, fans, cheerleaders and drill teams with pop songs, fight songs and “let’s...
August 1, 2022
Patrick Miller, the founder and Director of Coaching of Capital City Soccer Club, felt his most comfortable on the soccer field from a young age. Miller grew up in the Dallas area with two...
July 1, 2022
On July 26, 2021, Yufei Zhang took home the silver medal at the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics after completing the women’s 100-meter butterfly event in just under 56 seconds. About two months later, Lizzi...
July 1, 2022
We are all building (or breaking down) our bodies every day with the choices we make. But for competitive bodybuilders, the process of creating an incredibly muscular and toned body is taken to the...
July 1, 2022
Being asked if you’re Santa Clause can bring up many mixed emotions. For Neal Bendesky, it was his pivot point. On October 12, 2015, a young boy innocently mistook 57-year-old Bendesky for Santa Clause....
June 1, 2022
Christopher Zebo ran out of gas in Texas. In 2009, Zebo packed up all of his belongings and explored the lower 48 states for four months with a backseat full of photography gear. The...
June 1, 2022
I arrived at the Lady Bird Lake boardwalk around 11:30 a.m. For the last two weeks, I imagined this day as bright and sunny, but now, with rolling gray clouds, it looked like a...
June 1, 2022
It can be hard to find time to stay active between the daily activities of a parent. Luckily, many tasks increase the time you spend moving around, but you may still be looking for...
June 1, 2022
The law of the land. The educators of the outdoors. The leaders of campers and hikers. The gatekeepers of knowledge. These are the faces of our Texas state parks. On paper, park rangers are...
May 1, 2022
Special Olympics has a place in many people’s hearts, regardless of what career they may have. Such is the case for Meagan Flynn; she works at Home Goods in Austin from Monday to Thursday,...
May 1, 2022
When it comes to tricks, JB O’Neill has plenty of them. As a professional wakeboarder, O’Neill is on the water most days in the summer, having fun and trying new techniques.    Born and...
May 1, 2022
It takes unique and extraordinary individuals to push a sport so far in one direction that a new niche is uncovered — and that certainly was the case with gravel bike racing. You’ve heard...
May 1, 2022
Meet our 2022 swimsuit models! Brooke Parker — Personal Trainer and Fitness Cover Model Makeup: Jena Abbanato @jenaaartistry Hair: Cris Coleman @dolcesalonaustin Wearing: Animal Print Two Piece – Soleil Swim   Jim Nettles —...
April 1, 2022
Blue lights shine off of a dumbbell rack, painting its cobalt hues onto the surrounding black walls. Next to the dumbbell rack is other equipment you’d find at a gym — a deadlift platform...
April 1, 2022
Last year, I built a van and traveled across the country for seven months by myself.  When people hear about van life today, it’s usually through the lens of a fairy-tale series of Instagram...
April 1, 2022
Payson McElveen dipped the back tire of his modified bike into the northernmost coastal waters of Iceland in September of 2021. McElveen traversed the interior of Iceland to reach the southern coast in 19...
April 1, 2022
Six years ago, Damir Okanovic knew nothing about rock climbing much less anything about what it takes to build a rock climbing wall. But by the end of 2020, he had built a climbing...
March 7, 2022
Dogs are “man’s best friend,” right? Try mom’s best friend. When you’re sad, they’re there to hug you. When you’re celebrating, they jump with you. Dogs are undoubtedly any family’s glue. No matter how...
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