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Featured Outfitter: Georgetown Parks & Recreation Outdoor Adventure Programs

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Having a well run Parks and Recreation Department is an important part of any community. Not only do they give you access to parks but also provide array of facilities and special programs for visitors to enjoy.

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone — Again

| February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few months back I made a challenge to our blog readers to get out of their comfort zone and try participating in an event that they might not do very well in but that they would enjoy. For example, triathlons, mountain biking, adventure races, canoe and kayak races or even a fishing tournament.

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24 Hours of Rocky Hill Ranch

| November 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

The 24 hours of Rocky Hill Ranch is an annual 24-hour mountain bike race that takes place near Austin, just outside of Smithville, Texas. Competitors race in teams of 2 through 8 persons on a 9 mile course.

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Austin Fishing Challenge

| October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

I started the fishing challenge 3 years ago as a way to get people that had never tournament fished or were afraid to dive into tournament fishing, with a low cost, low pressure “fun challenge”.  I worked with Dennis Hermes of Austin Kayak Fishing extensively to learn the correct ways to run a tournament.

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My Umpteenth Demo Day

| September 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’m amazed at how far we have come on the eve of my umpteenth demo day.  I still remember the first demo at the Austin Rowing Center.

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ACK Visits the Boy Scouts this time

| March 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

ACK was the featured guest at last month’s Capitol Area Council’s District Roundtable.  The main topic covered by ACK was Water Safety, or as the Boy Scouts call it “Safety Afloat”.

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