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Do something challenging, See something beautiful, Learn something new.
I Like to make things happen, and if you hang out with me long enough you'll probably end up doing something you always talk about doing, or always thought would be really cool. I don't like to just let life happen, but sometimes I do like to watch the world go by.
I'm a creative, excited, and interested person. I love learning new things and getting deeply engrossed in them. I like meeting new people but can't say enough about the value of a true friend. I try to represent the things I value.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I frequently join, create, or request events and started hosting after last trip as soon as I got back home. I had such amazing experiences with my hosts and guest, and now that I'm back in Canada, I can't wait to host some more incredible people here at home.
I couch-surfed multiple times in the 8 months I was in Australia and New Zealand, and I loved it. In just a few months I met some life-long friends and had some experiences I'll never forget thanks to this community and I can't wait to see what's next. Since then I've hosted everywhere I've had a place, and it's a great experience on the other side of the coin as well.
snowboarding, motorbiking, street art, rugby, mountain biking, graphic design, industrial design, hiking, music, cooking, beer, film, marketing/branding, camping, survival camping, surfing, exploring, etc.etc.etc. New things get me excited, excitement breeds passion.
- graphic design
- street art
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Eastern Promises, Snatch, Leon The Professional, Saving Private Ryan, Layer Cake, Crash, Skyfall.
Music: Rock (classic, alt, new, etc.), Metal, Raggae, Ska, Rap, Hop-Hop, Punk, Trance, House, Dubstep, Drum & Bass, Classical (some), Cuban, Spanish, etc, etc, etc.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Standing at the peak of whistler with the surrounding mountains peaking out between the clouds.
There's no view like it, and I've seen a few.
Sleeping in a riverbed in outback Australia thousands of miles from anything with more stars than you could count in a lifetime.
Spending a half-season in Chamonix off-piste snowboarding with some of my best friends and 30 of the coolest Swedes and Norwegians I've ever met!
Teach, Learn, Share
snowboarding (I'm an instructor)
According to most of my foreign travel partners, I'm pretty good at teaching English
Web or Graphic design
wilderness survival skills
pretty much everything else
I like to cook, so if you host me there's a pretty good chance I'll cook you dinner at some point.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Canada, France