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Austin Yelp Elites release some stress with Urban Axes



Urban Axes and Yelp partnered up for a unique and fun experience of axe throwing, laughs and drinks with the Austin Elite squad. People let out some stress and enjoyed a round of ax throwing. The instructors took time to work with the Yelp elites to really get the hang of the ax throwing. Complimentary sweet wine from Oliver Winery and signature Via 313 pizza was offered at the event during the rounds of axe throwing. 

“I had such a fun and exciting experience with Urban Axes. This was my first time throwing axes so there’s definitely a slight learning curve. However, the instructors were thorough and detailed, walking through the motions several times and pointing out specific ways to get a better throw. They were super encouraging and made the experience a blast! The pizza from Via 313 was delicious, I liked the chewy, slightly thicker crust. Overall, I really enjoyed my time at Urban Axes and will definitely be taking friends and family here!” – Yelp Elite Angela G.  

But don’t take it from us. Instead check out the reviews for this experience.

About Urban Axes: Three Australian blokes and an American girl walk into a bar…. No seriously, that’s sort of how it all began!  Krista had recently been axe throwing for a friend’s birthday while living in Toronto, Canada and was shocked that it didn’t exist in America.  She sent the details to Shaun, Stu and Matt, and in proper Aussie fashion they said “Beer and Axes?”  I’m in!  They flew up to Toronto for a visit and some axe throwing, and Urban Axes was born.  Like all great ideas, it took much longer than expected, but in September of 2016, the first Urban Axes (and the first Axe Throwing Facility of it’s kind) was born.

It didn’t take long to see that people LOVED axe throwing as much as we did, so we decided to expand to Austin, TX.  None of us had been there, but we all fell in love with the city on our first visit and agreed Austin would be home to our second Urban Axes.  Our Austin location opened in September of 2017, almost one year to the day after Philly.  We went a little crazy after that with our desire to spread our love of axe throwing to the masses, opening 3 more in 2018, with Baltimore opening in Summer 2018, Durham in October and Boston in December.  2019 continued that trend with Cincinnati opening in January and Houston in November.

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