Austin Eubanks

Austin Eubanks Bio, Age, Wife, Columbine Shooting, Death and Cause of death

Austin Eubanks was a 37 years old American public speaker and survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting .

Austin Eubanks Biography

Austin Eubanks was a 37 years old American public speaker and survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. He is an expert on drug addiction and recovery.

Austin Eubanks Age

He was born on 8th October 1981. He was 37 years old at the time of his death on 19th May 2019.

Austin Eubanks Education

He attended and graduated from Columbine High School. He was among the students that survived the Columbine High School massacre survivors.

During the time of shooting, he was 17 years old, the shooting took place at the library when they were having lunch with best friend Corey DePooter. 

Autin Eubanks Family

Members of his family said in a statement to KMGH, Eubanks “lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face.

Helping to build a community of support is what meant the most to Austin, and we plan to continue his work.”

They further said, “As you can imagine, we are beyond shocked and saddened and request that our privacy is respected at this time.

Based on information received from the Routt County coroner, the cause of death is unknown at this time, pending autopsy results. We thank the recovery community for its support.”

Austin Eubanks Wife

Eubanks had married his first wife at a very young age of 25 years but divorced after four years, where they had two sons together.

On April 2, 2016, he celebrated five years of being sober, and during that time he got engaged to his girlfriend Alex Dooley.

Austin Eubanks photo

Austin Eubanks Children 

He had two lovely sons From his first marriage.

Austin Eubanks Height

He stands on a height of 5 ft 10 inches.

Austin Eubanks Net Worth

This information is currently under review and it will be updated as soon as it is available.

Austin Eubanks Columbine High School Shooting

He was a survivor in the Columbine High School shooting that took place on 20 April 1999 when two students killed 12 fellow pupils and a teacher. They then killed themselves.

Eubanks was just 17 when he found himself hiding underneath a table with his best friend, Corey DePooter, in their school library after two shooters opened fire in Columbine High School.

The two shooters made their way into the library where they fired under each table. Eubanks, who was also shot with bullets finding his hand and knee, watched his best friend die.

Austin Eubanks Addiction

During the time of treating his injuries, Eubanks was heavily medicated, that he quickly developed an addiction to the pain medication after being drawn to the way it numbed his emotions following the traumatic experience.

Unfortunately, he developed an opioid addiction and later became a public speaker dedicated to addressing the topic of substance abuse and addiction recovery. Before finding long-term recovery, he continued to struggle with his addiction throughout his 20’s, with multiple attempts for treatment.

He recently spoke at the 2019 Connecticut Opioid and Prescription Drug Prevention Conference on May 2, 2019.

Austin Eubanks Career

According to his website, he previously served as the Chief Operations Officer for Foundry Treatment Center, directing a multi-phase, nationally-accredited treatment program overseeing a team of more than four-dozen care professionals.

He also served as the Director of Operations for NorthStar Transitions, a young-adult, transitional treatment program in Boulder, Colorado, working with college-age men and women transitioning from residential treatment to independent living, and the Executive Director of Quiet River Transitional Recovery Community, a luxury transitional treatment program in Denver, Colorado focusing on lifestyle reintegration for professionals in recovery.

Austin Eubanks Death 

His body was found at his residence in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on May 19, 2019. Eubanks was according to Routt County, Colorado, Coroner Robert Ryg, found during a welfare check when he didn’t answer his phone.

Austin Eubanks Cause of Death

His cause of death was not revealed. However, according to Robert Ryg, Routt County, Colorado, Coroner, no foul play was suspected and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine the cause of death.

Ted Talk

Austin Eubanks’ twitter

Recently Published Stories

Andre’ Bernier Bio, Wiki, FOX 8, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career 

Andre’ Bernier is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at FOX 8 as a meteorologist. He joined in 1988, and serves as a meteorologist for FOX 8 News at 5 PM.

Mackenzie Bart Bio, Wiki, FOX 8, Age, Education, Family, Children, Husband, Net Worth, and Career 

Mackenzie Bart is a skilled American journalist currently working at FOX 8 as a Meteorologist. She is no stranger to the snow as she grew up just down the road from one of her favorite forecasters, Punxsutawney Phil.

Jazmin Bailey Bio, Wiki, FOX 8, Age, Education, Family, Children, Husband, Net Worth, and Career 

Jazmin Bailey is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at FOX 8 as an anchor /Reporter. Bailey is thrilled to be home! She grew up on Cleveland’s west side and joined FOX 8 as a weekend morning anchor/reporter in March of 2021.

Arran Andersen Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career 

Arran Andersen is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at FOX31 Denver. He reports for the ‘Outdoor Colorado’ segment on FOX31 and Colorado’s Very Own Channel 2. His name comes from the Isle of Arran, located off the coast of Scotland.

Bruce Haertl Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career

Bruce Haertl is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at FOX31 Denver. He is a 33-year veteran in the sports television industry. In May 2016, he came to FOX31 and Channel 2.

Taylor Kilgore Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Taylor Kilgore is an accomplished American journalist who is currently working at FOX31 Denver. She joined the FOX31 Sports Team in May of 2022. Kilgore earlier on served as Sports Director at KKTV in nearby Colorado Springs.

Carly Cassady Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Husband, Net Worth, and Career 

Carly Cassady is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at FOX 31 as a meteorologist on the Pinpoint Weather team. Catch her weekday mornings on Daybreak at 6 a.m., and the FOX31 Morning News at 8 a.m.

Travis Michels Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career 

Travis Michels is a skilled American journalist and an Award-winning Meteorologist working at FOX 31. He joined the Pinpoint Weather team in November of 2021. Catch his forecasts on weekend evenings, and during the week he’ll be chasing the weather in the Stevinson Pinpoint Weather Beast. 

Jessica Lebel Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Husband, Net Worth, and Career 

Jessica Lebel is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at FOX 31 as a Meteorologist. he joined the Pinpoint Weather team as a meteorologist in March 2017. She is happy to be in her hometown forecasting for the state of Colorado.

Chris Tomer Bio, Wiki, Channel 2 News, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career 

Chris Tomer is a skilled American journalist currently working at Pinpoint Weather meteorologist forecasts for Colorado’s Own Channel 2 and FOX31 Denver. Catch him on weekday mornings on Channel 2’s Daybreak from 5 a.m. – 9 a.m. and occasionally at 10 a.m. on FOX31’s Everyday show.