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  • 158 references 86 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Spanish
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Manager Data and QA Team
  • Actuarial Mathematics
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About Me

Born in Granby (Quebec, Canada) where I lived until 1995. 3 year for a Actuarial Mathematics diploma at Quebec City and a way brought me at Paris in summer 98. Initially went there for traveling, I started to work there a month and half after my arrival.

I stayed in Paris for 13 years and come back in the region I grow up.

I was a CouchSurfing addict in Paris I hosted more than 200 people. Now we are less active and don't received so many request but we are still open to host people in Shefford.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Because I like the project... my implication on CouchSurfing
1) Hosting, Surfing & Meeting organization
2) Work to fix the city database
3) I took part in french television report and in documentary. Help to build the CouchSurfing communauty in Paris and France.
3) Attended at the CouchSurfing Collective in Montreal.
4) Was a Global Ambassador

Because I love to host.... CouchSurfing Experience

Who I hosted and where I surfed...

My CouchSurfing Stats
- Number of Surfers : 196
- Number of Night*Surfers : 730

- Number of Place : 18
- Number of Night*Place : 85

Where the people I hosted came from... [number surfer]
Argentina [2], Australia [6], Belgium [1], Brazil [6], Canada [11], Czech Republic [6], Finland [3], France [19], Germany [4], Greece [1], Hungary [5], Italy [2], Lithuania [2], Mexique [2], Netherlands [7], Norway [1], Poland [3], Portugal [1], Quebec [57], Russia [1], Slovakia [2], Slovenia [2], Spain [2], Sweden [6], Turkey [2], United Kingdom [8] and United States [32]
Number of nationality : 27

Country where I surfed...
Belgium [2], France [4], Germany [1], Ireland [1], Netherlands [3], Norway, [1], Quebec [4], Sweden [1] and United Kingdom [1]
Number of country : 9


  • environment
  • wine
  • beer
  • politics
  • traveling
  • billiards
  • socializing

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies : Shrek, Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride and others movies from Tim Burton, Lord of the Ring, Willow, Labyrinth, Excalibur, Star Wars, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Big Lebowsky, Lost in Translation, Amelie, C.R.A.Z.Y., Cruising Bar, Jeux d'Enfants,

Music : Les Cowboys Fringants, Jean Leloup, Arcade Fire, Indochine, Paul Piché, Richard Desjardins, Louise Attaque

Books :
Le Petit Prince, The Hobbit & Lord of the Ring, Le Cycle du Graal, Hubert Reeves

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Having a baby and Getting married!!!
Also... paragliding at Chamonix in France... climbing the Machu Picchu in Peru... swimming in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland... and of course beeing a member of CouchSurfing!!!

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach : Pool, Roller Skating, Actuarial Mathematics... hum, not sure people want to learn the last one!!! ;)

Learn : I want to learn about everything!

Share : Peace and no stress philosophy... and also I like to share a meal with a good wine or just a good beer !

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, France

Old School Badges

  • 93 Vouches
  • Pioneer Badge
  • Montreal Collective

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