Posts Tagged ‘Courtney Halowell’

The Tito Special Build

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Loss of an MMA Brother

Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Courtney Halowell: 1968-2011

“I’m just a fat guy who rides a Harley.”

I looked directly at Courtney when he said that to me during a company picnic and chuckled. I laughed not because I agreed with him but because I thought it was humorous that he felt the need to describe himself that way. (more…)

Tito, Por Vida

Monday, October 10th, 2011

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It has been a rough week since Courtney “Tito” Halowell passed away. From crying to smiling about him and the memories we shared what has helped is getting together with our closest friends and sharing stories. Tito was a complicated man, and no one understands him but his woman…wait, that’s shaft. Tito was everything from a friend, co-worker, mentor, etc. To me. He helped me and gave me tips and advice when i was just starting out doing website stuff. Even ‘til now we sought each other’s opinions and helped each other out with everything from Photoshop work to articles and more. What i will always remember is the laughter and kindness. (more…)

Courtney’s Song

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

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Below is an excerpt from Courtney’s first column in Muscle Car Power:

A  lot of you may already know me, but for those who don’t, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Courtney Halowell and I am indeed a guy, though the first name does elicit some confusion, especially for people sending me email or leaving voicemail messages. The second I see or hear “Ms. Halowell” I usually hit the delete button out of habit— just fair warning if you’re trying to get a hold of me. (more…)

Legends Never Fade

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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It was July 21 and I was in Austin, Texas, for the Texas Heat Wave Show when I got a very painful call from Bill Hancock of Colorado Custom Wheels. My friend, co-worker and the man who influenced me to pursue automotive publishing, Courtney “Tito” Halowell had passed away. (more…)