Austin Denton Bio, Wiki
Austin Denton was a boy from New Mexico, who was diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor, has died at the age of 18. Denton had been in remission for 10 years at the time of his death. According to his Twitter Bio, He planned to be a student journalist at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He also served as the school’s sports team’s social media director.
— J.P. Murrieta (@JPtheSportsGuy) December 17, 2019
Austin Denton Age
Austin Denton was born in 2001 and he died 17 December 2019 at the age of 18.
Work and Education
He was a broadcaster on ESPN Albuquerque 1017 and ProView TV. Denton had a profile on the ESPN Albuquerque homepage. Austin was a graduate of La Cueva High School in Albuquerque. During his time in high school, Denton was known as the voice of “La Cueva High, thanks to his sports announcing.
— Barstool UNM (@BarstoolLobos) December 17, 2019
He told the Albuquerque Journal in May 2019 that he called “too many [games] to count.” The final game he called for the school was a baseball game in May.
He also served as the school’s sports team’s social media director. When asked by the newspaper where he would be in 10 years, Denton said, “I just hope I’m sitting in a broadcast booth somewhere.”
Austin Denton Death
Denton died on 17 December 2019 at the age of 18. He diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor. While speaking to the Albuquerque Journal, La Cueva High School’s football coach, Brandon Back, said of Denton, “To me, he was just a perfect example of resiliency based on what he went through with his childhood cancer. He was left with limited mobility and to get around he was in the wheelchair.
He loved athletics and loved to be a part of it all. He knew he couldn’t be on the field, so he did everything he could to be a part of the team. His dedication and hard work to make this program great is something that will last for a long time. He never made an excuse. He showed up every day.”
We're devastated to learn of the passing of our good friend @austindenton_7.
Austin was an inspiration to us all and never has a brighter soul graced the Isotopes Park press box.
We are all better people for having Austin Denton in our lives. pic.twitter.com/9IIO8d7YNo
— Albuquerque Isotopes (@ABQTopes) December 17, 2019
Austin Denton Twitter
Denton, previously active on Twitter, had not tweeted since October 2018. Denton also maintained a blog, Sports Any Time. The last blog post on that page came on November 1 and was a preview of the “UFC 244” pay-per-view event.