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Hi everyone~ I'm away in Rio for the Olympics from August 4 through the end of the month. ****
I'm spontaneous, adventurous, and enjoy outdoor activities. I like to take the road less traveled by with open arms.
I have been running since I was six years old and formerly ran for a university in TEXAS. Currently, I am working on a book I wrote called Hurdles In The Dark and I run two businesses in New York City, a non-profit for underprivileged children (www.juniorrunners.org) and a youth sports development program. I've saved refugees in the water of Lesvos, Greece and I've cooked for children in the villages of Cambodia. I have a passion for helping others and making others laugh.
I love meeting new people and am amused by the diversity of this universe.
I have many philosophies. Just ask me on what subject and i will love to answer :)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Back in San Antonio, TX I hosted nearly every week, I've thrown couch surfing parties. I've hosted in NYC as well.
I've surfed in Paris, dusseldolf, and NYC! Met the most amazing people CS.
I enjoy running, coaching, cooking, and any outdoor activity. I like to spend time writing and reading. Most importantly, I love to travel and spend time with family and friends.
- outdoor activities
- track and field
Music, Movies, and Books
MUSIC: Indie/folk music, JAZZ, alternative rock, spanish rock, pop
MOVIES: Independent films
BOOKS: The brain that changes itself, Ross Klavan: SCHMUCK, Gerda Weissman: All but My Life, AND MANY MORE.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
On December 2015 I raised some money for the refugees affected by the war in Syria and heading to turkey and Lesvos to donate the money and volunteer. I went to lesvos with no plans and ended up volunteering as an emergency responder as the boats arrived on shore and I also cooked daily for over 300 refugees.
Also, one of the best experiences was going to London during the 2012 games and watching the games. It was inspiring and interesting to meet all these incredible athletes.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach about innovating technologies, spanish, athletics, gymnastics, writing? I can share my stories about life living in a border town.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My knowledge in sports, writing, cooking, languages, and my experiences traveling.
Countries I’ve Visited
Cambodia, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In