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Raye Teyssier

Haleiwa, HI, USA

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Overview

  • 30 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Japanese, Portuguese, Sign Language - American, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • surf/ sports instructor, musician, p...
  • BA: Theatre Performance; Concentrati...
  • From Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

"You can only be free for so long, then the chains start to bind you. The answer is to keep moving."

Avid cyclist, surfer, capoeirista, amatuer MMA, naturist, simple musician, eternal vagabond, lover of languages and all things feline. 4:20 friendly ;)

I love my bike, my guitar, my surfboard, and being outside (preferably in the water or in a tree).

**PHILOSOPHY**

Everything popular is wrong.

Everything in moderation, especially moderation. (aka: The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I've been on here since 20007; hosted, surfed, organized, meet-up, etc... nowadays I'm a little more relax, a little less involved, and a little less familiar with the layout ;)

I'm not interested in online chat: only contact me in regard to legit questions or attempts to meet in person. Mahalo

Interests

Surfing, stuntwork, cycling, circus arts, cartoons, jam sessions, jui-jitsu, joints, languages, living wild dreams or just a simple life at the sea.

Music, Movies & Books

MUSIC: Aloha, Bloodhound Gang, Bossa Nova, Bright Eyes, Butthole Surfers, Cake, Cat Empire, Circle Takes the Square, David Poe, Fleet Foxes, Frank Zappa, Incubus, Kings of Convenience, Muse, NOFX, Pink Floyd, Placebo, Radiohead, RJD2, She Wants Revenge, The Unicorns, Tom Waits, Violent Femmes, Ween,

BOOKS: Haruki Murakami, Gael Garcia Marquez, Bret Easton Ellis, Irvine Welsch, Jack Kerouac, others whose names I butcher... scripts from Shakespeare to Athol Fugard to Tenessee Williams to Sara Kane. every favourite movie's originial text. Disco Bloodbath. Nietzsche.

MOVIES: mostly documentaries, dark comedies, and surf films.
180* South, Earth Girls are Easy, Best in Show, Royal Tenanbaums, MST3K, Wasteland, I Heart Huckabees,The Innermost Limits of Pure Fun, Match Point, Natural Born Killers, Amelie, Finding Neverland, Single Fin Yellow, The Lion King, Snatch, Zoolander, Elephant, (Trainspotting, Requiem for a Dream, American Psycho, Party Monster), Troma Films, ...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Used to be a crazy nomadic vagabond, but now I'm living the good life on the 7-mile miracle... and it blows my mind every day. Happy to share many interesting stories.

Teach, Learn, Share

"Fear is the absenceof determination." -me

you can do anything

What I Can Share With Hosts

my excellent company. Or maybe an animal cartoon.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, United States

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