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Overview

  • 5 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Drifting between studies.
  • Degrees in Political Science and Genetics from Otago Univ...
  • From Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To work out where I'm going.

ABOUT ME

23 years old and lost in America.

PHILOSOPHY

Unnecessary.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

New to it. Presently just surfing but as soon as I have a couch to offer I will.

Interests

Music is a massive part of my life; I listen obsessively, play piano and guitar though I'm well out of practice, love playing around with software/beats. With time/money I would invest a lot more in it. I do quite a lot of writing. I'm interested new narrative forms like those of video games, and also in the game-like nature of reality and society and so on. Buzzy stuff like that. Also science in general and all it's possibilities. Also hiking, food, nature, conversation, raving, etc. Soccer.

  • writing
  • dining
  • working out
  • video games
  • investing
  • music
  • guitar
  • piano
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • soccer
  • swimming
  • science
  • software
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Flying Lotus, Fat Freddy's, Radiohead, Miles Davis, Marshall Mathers LP, Wu-Tang, OutKast, Pixies, Aphex Twin, Odd Future, Erykah Badu, the song 'Down in Mexico' from Death Proof, Tarantino soundtracks in general...

100 Years of Solitude, Cloud Atlas, American Psycho, Roald Dahl, Blind Assassin, Oryx & Crake, The Road, His Dark Materials, Blood Meridian, Galax-Arena/Terra-Farma, etc.

Death Proof, Wes Anderson, Social Network, Darren Aronofsky, In Bruges, Wayne's World, Exit Through The Gift Shop, Tarantino, The Dark Knight, Coraline.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked for 10 days through Mt Aspiring National Park back in NZ, carrying all supplies from the get go and camping in the mountains for several nights, waking up with boots frozen solid, downclimbing sheer unexpected rockfaces with a 20kg pack and no rope, passing a hypothermic Israeli being led back down a pass in a thunderstorm, crossing three mountain passes, getting a free ride across a river on a jetboat because the girl in our crew asked nicely, swimming in icy mountain-water, tripping on adrenalin/natural endorphins after hiking 30km before lunch on the last day to catch a ride out.

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