Trying not to take this too seriously.
Friends first > awkward first dates.
Native Brooklynite. Fraternal twin. Surfer. Big reader of biographies and business books. Former lawyer turned Tough Mudder brand manager turned start-up entrepreneur in the adventure space.
Fascinated by all there is to do and explore in this ever-changing city, but also love escaping it to play in the ocean or the mountains. Looking for the right girl.
And since mannerisms / voice are important, right, here's a video of me on a tv show back when I worked at TM:
What I’m doing with my life
Planning my next surf trip; trying to grow a global tribe of
obstacle course runners; hanging out with my brothers; creative
side-projects. (Ask me about 'em...)
I’m really good at
Brainstorming ways to innovate and improve on things... well... on
everything. It's probably my most distinguishing trait.
The first things people usually notice about me
They never notice anything. I always sneak up like a ninja in the
night. In fact, if I had a band I'd name it "Alex and the Nighttime
Ninjas" and play to sold-out stadiums across the world without even
ever appearing on stage (to the untrained eye).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Political biographies and non-fiction like Steven Pinker and any of those interesting pop science books. Business books as well, like recently "How Google Works."
Movies: Anything with Denzel Washington in it. He's a god.
Shows: Homeland, The Wire, House of Cards, Vikings, 24. Comedy-wise, my dad could fill in for Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm, so I love that one, and Modern Family. I like girls with a little Leslie Knope in them too, so I should also list Parks and Rec.
Music: Generally I get into popular songs a few years after they were popular, send them to my older brother, and then get chastised for being behind the curve. I then remind him that for fun I attended the 2009 Intelligent Transportation Systems world congress, as a research assistant, and am very ahead of the curve on the future of vehicle automation.
Food: Thai and Indian. Plus any of my own creations, I'm pretty inventive in the kitchen.
The six things I could never do without
Beyond family, friends, and a job I love, I'd say surfboards, surf
wax, surf trunks, a surfboard leash, plane tickets, and a rental
car to get me to the surf spots.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The correlation between success and replacing the ice tray immediately when is empty. (Although I suppose long-term success can be defined as one day having an automatic ice dispenser.)
On a typical Friday night I am
Dinner with friends or my brothers, or just turning in to have a low key night in so I can make the most of Saturday.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I once ran a search for girls with "books" in their profile on OKC, hoping to find smart girls. However, one of the profile questions asks for "Favorite books..." so it just turned up everyone. Not sure I really even deserve a smart girl after that.]
You should message me if
You are smart, confident, ambitious, athletic, personable, maybe a little bit introverted?, got some dance moves, and want to learn to surf?