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Ben Butler-Bonnice

Northcote, Victoria, Australia

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Personal Trainer/Physiotherapy student
  • Bachelor degree
  • From Bendigo, country Australia.
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Physiotherapy Masters Degree, jiu-jitsu, travel.

ABOUT ME

I'm living in Melbourne now studying a masters in physiotherapy. I train jiujitsu, wrestling and boxing. Love the outdoors and a few froffees (Beers). Love hiking, fishing, camping and keeping very active.

PHILOSOPHY

Inspire and learn from others, be kind, be honest, live to experience as much as you can, dedicate yourself to something you love and are passionate about but make time also for your friends and family.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Used couch surfing most when i travelled. I haven't had the chance to offer up a couch yet, but hopefully one day! Currently living with a friend who regularly has couch surfers.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have made a lot of friends and had many great experiences with couch surfing.

Interests

keeping fit, jiu jitsu, wrestling, travelling, spending time with my good friends, having a barbecue, going out, making new friends. Love the outdoors, hiking, fishing camping etc. I want to climb another mountain.. last time it was Mt Aconcagua, 6962m.. i loved it, so painful, yet so rewarding.

Music, Movies & Books

Theres to many books and movies to mention. But i love the movie "Stand by me" and the book "Born to Run" and i am currently reading "Cosmos" by Carl Sagan.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

lived in china for 1year training shaolin kung-fu, it was in kung-fu school with about 5000 students. you could compare it to a military camp. the training was very intense. 5-6 hours a day 6 days a week. it was very difficult both mentally and physically. i saw some amazing athletes there.
Also running an ultra-marathon is something that was very rewarding. 113km run, the pain is something you can only experience through pushing your body to its limit. its an amazing feeling.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Coffee, beer and if you are new to Melbourne i would love to show you around, just ask.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Macao, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Canada, China, United Kingdom

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