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Overview

  • 5 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Resident Physician
  • No education listed
  • From Houston, TX, US
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to engage life through people and running!

ABOUT ME

Well I love to run. I find it's a great way to take in the beauty that is this world, so I really enjoy long runs outside. I'm also a huge fan of racing and hard workouts, there's something really cool about the way that they affect the way I see life.

I'm doing my residency in family medicine with intentions to pursue emergency training so that keeps me pretty busy, but I do my best to make time for non-school-related reading and coffee/meals with friends. Plan is to work up north and in rural places around Canada for a bit then pop overseas to see some other places with work. Always up for a good chat!

PHILOSOPHY

you only get one, right?

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've had the opportunity to surf a bunch the last few years, recently got my own place and can now host too!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Has been fantastic thus far, met some really cool people

Interests

Good people, good conversation.
New experiences!
That medicine thing.
Runnin! And pretty much anything else active.

  • books
  • beauty
  • coffee
  • running
  • athlete
  • reading
  • traveling
  • medicine

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I was really fortunate to get to travel to Kenya on a medical elective in '11. I went partly for the medicine, partly for the running. After a few days I met a guy on a run who turned out to be a great athlete and friend. On one of our training runs weaving around on farm roads at a pretty good clip, a group of Kenyan children with school books in hand and broken flip flops on their feet took off with us laughing playfully. To my surprise, a few of them were able to hold on with us, and I got to run..in Kenya..with children..down red mud farm roads..for a good 5 miles until they had to turn off to school. Cliche as ever, but it was definitely an amazing experience for me!

Teach, Learn, Share

A little bit about running and health stuff...
Maybe how to tie your running shoes?

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