The Paisano

Roel Gonzalez: Veteran Turned Extreme Endurance Athlete

Photo taken after The Habanero 100-miler.
Photo Courtesy of Roy Orazco

Wylie Kuykendall

March 28, 2017

“The body is a marvelous machine, and you can have it do just about anything,” said Roel Gonzalez, a UTSA student who is pushing his body and mind beyond the brink of what many consider humanly possible. Gonzalez is an ultrarunner, which means he belongs to an exclusive group of individua...