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Live and learn. Swimming the pools of the world.
Born and raised in Lima, Perú. But with chinese family.
I started swimming when I was four and haven't stopped since then (Member of the Peruvian National Swimming Team). I am a quite person, but that doesn't mean I don't know how to party and have fun. I enjoy a lot eating and can cook decently.
As I say, swimming is my passion; I see a competitive race and I feel goosebumps... watching my training-friends succeed have made me discover a not selfish happyness. In a pool: I have swam and laughed till almost faint (of pain or happiness)
I consider myself open-minded, not picky about doing different things, I can accept a coffee, a meal, making a new trip or just go out for a walk; if there is good company anything can be fun and nurturing. Always healthy activities.
Still thinking about it, meanwhile, smiling.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I currently do not have a couch to host, but I am available for hanging out.
-Always do sports
-All my life and passion goes around swimming (National Team),
-Autodidact Programming: Learning through Codeacademy and at my international exchange at Uni Mannheim, Germany.
-all my day thinking around eating
-It is always nice to have a coffee, and talk
-walking is inspiring
-salsa makes you feel alive (not pro)
-dancing, itchy foots (Bars, clubbing)
-pin pong (avoid stereotypes)
-travelling (swimming the pools of the world :))
-cycling (tourist level, but have swimmer lungs)
-japanese food (eating and/or cooking)
-new things (as long as healthy)
-drawing I like
-languages are new ways of thinking
- japanese food
- scuba diving
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
I like a lot of everything:
Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaky in general!), Hachiko, Gran Torino, Toy Story 3, Fried Green Tomatoes, Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho, Invictus, Plan B (Marco Berger), Big Fish, Amelie, A love to hide, Contracorriente, X-Men, Inception, Matrix, Dead Poets Society, Her, The Goonies.
TV: FRIENDS, Star Trek (beginning to watch), Avatar, Prison Break.
Music: All kinds, acoustic, rock, house, classic, latin pop, even reggaeton old school songs.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Climbing some waterfalls from the Peruvian Jungle.
Travelled to represent my country in southamerican games, worldchampions.
2 months in Sao Paulo training at SCP Corinthians with worldchampions.
Diving in the wild at Colombia's coral reefs and finding lobsters, squids and wonderful color fishes.
Watching the Northern Lights and being at a Hot Spring while snowing in Iceland.
Teach, Learn, Share
-Well what mostly discribes myself is swimming, so if you want some lessons, you can get them for free. Therefore as an athlete I know something about basic nutrition, motivation psychology, I like to listen, mostly always I feel I can give a point of view.
-I like stories, but I am not good in history; however I am a good alumni ;)
-Smiles and friendship
What I Can Share with Hosts
-Swimming lessons (if you don't have a pool, mimic classes)
-Make sushi (if we have enough time and ingredients haha)
-Cooking Peruvian/Chinese flavor.
-Walk, talk, play any game, etc.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Panama, Peru, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United States, Uruguay, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Germany, Peru