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Austin Speight, 16, has been participating in SOTX for eight years. Over the course of those years, he has competed in bowling, basketball, cycling and track. His mom, Mari Beth Speight, is a parent volunteer. They were introduced to SOTX through friends in the Lake Travis school district.

Austin’s favorite sport is cycling. After four years of riding on three wheels, Austin is glad that on the first day of cycling practice, his coaches taught him to ride a bicycle. 

This was a great accomplishment and a big moment for him because now, he says, he can go bike riding with his family.

Austin’s hobbies include: swimming, playing the piano, hiking, and biking with his family.  He also enjoys listening to rock and roll, watching Texas football and going to the beach.  

At school, he volunteers in the cafeteria with the Lake Travis ISD Distribution Center with stocking and cleaning up.

Austin is an enthusiastic young man and athlete. He says that his favorite thing about SOTX is making new friends and giving everyone high fives at the end of practice.

“I’m always excited to go to practice and be with my friends,” Austin says.

With all of the friends and high fives, participating in SOTX has been an awesome experience for Austin. He was taught to always do his best, be happy and have fun.

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