Austin is a physician, veteran strength coach, and competitive powerlifter. He came to the sport of powerlifting after 15 years of experience competing in and coaching competitive swimming through the collegiate level. Transitioning to powerlifting, he has achieved personal best lifts of a 610 lb squat, 410 lb bench press, and a 665 lb deadlift. He is finishing up his final months of Internal Medicine residency in Texas while contemplating moving to the West Coast to continue his bromance with his salty compadre, Dr. Feigenbaum.