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  • 11 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Romanian, Silesian, Spanish
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Jury Consultant
  • Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology
  • From Utica, NY USA
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About Me


To positively impact the lives of those around me while exploring the meaning to life and happiness.


A person on a constant journey to meet and experience new people, places and things.

A person looking to share all my adventures, mis-adventures and stories with like minded people.

A person who wants to experience every culture, language and cuisine the world has to offer.

Me, professionally:

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I also volunteer for a charity called Hope For The Silent Voices (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=117704208617). We take annual impact trips where we work with the physically and mentally disabled in Galle, Sri Lanka, orphans and deaf and blind children in Phnom Phen, Cambodia and anti-sex trafficing in Bangkok, Thailand.


I beleive that each and every one of us is on this earth in order to positively impact the lives of those around us; leaving the world a better place than we found it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


For now, I'm traveling the world so I cannot host but am eagerly looking forward to when I can. I enjoy showing other/new people the city I call home and all the in and outs they wouldn't find in a travel guide. To truly appreciate a city is to see it through a local's eyes.


Surfed the west coast of the US and now currently my way through SE Asia.


Action sports (rock climbing, snowboarding, sky diving) muay thai and anything to do with a board (snow, surf, skate, wake).

  • culture
  • pub crawls
  • paintball
  • traveling
  • spelunking
  • paintballing
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • sports
  • rock climbing
  • extreme sports
  • tourism
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Art of War; Freakconomics; Monster of Florence; Journey Around the World: Story of Ferdinand Magellean; Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance; Born to Run; Into The Wild; Outliers; Endurance; Journey into Life;

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Circumvented the Globe in 2010 in 6 months
Traveled to 43 counties
Have engaged in extreme sports all over the globe (please see pics)
Have recorded first ascents (rock climbing) in 5 different countries
Caving in Budapest
Paintball with Bosnian Troops
Climbing limestone cliffs in Thailand
First person to ever teach English in a rural Cambodian village
Trained muay thai in Thailand
Ice climbing in Switzerland
Heli-drop snowboarding in British Columbia
Sailing and cliff diving in Croatia
Picked grapes in Tuscanny
Surfing in Australia

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Perspective
Learn: Humility
Share: Life Experiences

Countries I’ve Visited

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, United States

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