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  • 11 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian; learning French, German, Greek (modern)
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Swimming Coach/Instructor
  • Kharkiv National University of Economics
  • From I was born in Belarus, grew up in Ukraine and currently reside in Brooklyn, New York
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About Me

I am very outgoing person, love love love to swim and explore the world. I love meeting new people and seeing places through the eyes of local people rather than doing mainstream touristy stuff


Everything that happens - heppens for something. It's result of what you did before and your thoughts. It gives you lessons and experience to become better than you were. So, pay attention to it. And enjoy your life!;)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


When I have time off work I visit local events and happy to show the city to fellow CSs. I wish I could host but I don't have my own place right now. My big dream is to own a house where I can open my doors to fellow travelers


I'm an open water swimmer and I love love love to swim in any bodies of water at any temperature. We have an amazing open water community here in New York and I will be happy to introduce anyone who visits here and would love to go for a swim.
Other than that i love sport, health & fitness, body, books, music, languages, people, different cultures, phylosophy, psychology.
I am a student of life and love learning new things.

  • books
  • coach
  • music
  • sports
  • swimming
  • languages
  • psychology
  • tourism
  • human body
  • health and fitness

Music, Movies, and Books

Peaceful Warrior

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Niagara Falls is THE BEST thing I've ever seen so far!!!
Done: Rope Jumping
Walking barefoot on hot coals
Swimming in the ice cold ocean

Teach, Learn, Share

I can definitely help you to refine your swim stroke if we'll get to be around water :)
I also enjoy cooking and would be happy to make a dinner if I am staying at your place

Countries I’ve Visited

Belarus, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ukraine, United States

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