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Hi my name is Ray.
I love playing basketball, doing sports,
reading, designing, learning new things, coffee etc.
my outlook on life is to explore the world,
also explore yourself.
To me, believing in the way you want to live
believing in yourself is very important.
The thing I value the most is Time.
"God knows the world doesn't need another band
but what a waste it would've been."
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it"
"If you're trying to achieve something, there will always be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."
"The only way of finding a solution is to fight back, to move, to run, and to control that pressure."
"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are."
"Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with. Most people seem restless and bounce around too much to focus or even pay attention enough to themselves to figure out exactly what they really do love, as opposed to what the people that surround them are doing."
"I won't quit skateboarding until I am physically unable"
"I always feel like I was a freak when I was growing up and that there was something wrong with me because I couldn't fit anywhere" Madonna Ciccone
"When I'm tired, I tell myself I'm not tired. Because I haven't won the championship yet, that means I'm not working hard enough."
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I surf and go to events
been to a couple of events
it's been pretty great
Travel, Singing, Drawing, Cooking, Reading.
Music (Grunge, House, Noise Rock, Emo, Post-Hardcore, Pop, Dream Pop, Indie, Hip Hop, Folk etc. I listen to anything )
what I've been listening to:
some stuff I like:
Cat Power, Arctic Monkeys, Bat For Lashes, Beth Orton
Blonde Redhead, Cassette Kids, Cold War Kids, Foo Fighter
Death Cab For Cutie, Dungen, Feist, Jamie T,
Kent, LadyHawke, Magic Dirt, New Order, Nico
Nouvelle Vague, PJ Harvey, Snow Patrol,
The Duke Spirit, The Vines, My Bloody Valentine,
Valentiine, and many more
Karate, basketball, Running, Swimming, Soccer
= Skateboarding =
I had a pretty bad ankle injury last year.
and I decided to focus on basketball.
so I don't skate much anymore.
nonetheless, some of my favorite tricks
impossible, benihana, 360 pop shove-it
Music, Movies, and Books
Ball of Fury
Body of Lies
Saving Private Ryan
Let the right one in
In search of a midnight kiss
The Mutt: how to skateboard and not kill yourself
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
In term of gigs.. The Vines, Crystal Castles, Nouvelle Vague, School of Seven Bells, Bliss n Eso, KT Tunstall, Bleeding Through, Arctic Monkeys, The Ting Tings, Brooke Fraser, Magic Dirt, Getaway Plan and more
one amazing thing was I travel to Lake Entrance to volunteered for a festival that Magic Dirt held. I met the band there and danced like crazy on the stage with them when they played.
Teach, Learn, Share
Chinese( Madarin), English, Karate, Skateboarding, Melbourne gig guides, Melbourne Coffee guides, Basketball, Web Design, Web Development.
Countries I’ve Visited
France, Italy, Japan, Sweden
Countries I’ve Lived In