Sunday, December 19, 2010

Albert Nugue: 10/26/75 - 12/19/2010

My old coach, Albert Nugue, passed away last month. This is dedicated to you, buddy.

Albert-
You were one of the best people I've ever known. We all miss your laugh and great big smile you always seem to have. It seems unfair that you would be taken from your life so quickly, but only the good die young. You were the best. Always willing to encourage others, you always were able to create a bond within the people you were around with your commitment the group and especially the team. Your inspiration to us all to be a better person touched many lives, mine being one of them. I will always remember you as my other dad on team trips, and your breakfast burritos will go down in history. Thanks for being the greatest friend and mentor in climbing and in life. Your aspiration to live to the fullest and to make the most out of everything! You were the best coach, father, friend, and brother I've ever had. Miss you, bro.

One of Albert's favorite places, Shuteye Ridge

Albert's dog Baloo

Super Albert!

Good times

Winning the Regional Championships 2005



Tuolumne Meadows




Wherever I May Roam
Dedicated to Albert
by: Lindsay Fixmer

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