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  • 22 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Traffic Engineer
  • BS in Civil Engineering from Univ. of Wash., AS in Fire T...
  • From Haiku, Maui, Hawaii/Thousand Oaks, California
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About Me


To compete in a running race in every country.


After working as a transportation engineer for two years, then teaching English for two years in Japan, we came back to the US so Kristin could get a teaching certificate and I got a traffic engineering job in Honolulu. Finally back home :)


When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Getting established, hope to be host-worthy again soon!


While in Seattle I was able to host quite a bit over one summer, and we have hosted a bit in Japan despite our more hectic travel and event schedule. We also had a great time couchsurfing in Australia, overall a tremendous help in fulfilling our desire to see the world and its people!


Running, Obstacle Courses, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Bungee Jumping, Ultimate, Soccer...the list goes on.

  • running
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • canoeing
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • bungee jumping
  • soccer
  • engineering
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

Whatever I see at the airport traveler's store.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'll list two, sorry to break the rules. First is bungee jumping in Canada on Valentine's Day. Buck Naked. It was snowing. Only my wife gets to see the video.

The other was running a 24km race in the West Fjords of Iceland with nothing but sheep, tundra and the Arctic Circle for 2 hours. Magical.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, Iceland, Mexico, New Zealand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, United States

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