Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Originally I hail from the wilds of the Oregon Coast. But now I
find myself in Austin. These days I am, among other things, a
programmer, skydiver, bookworm, triathlete and general lover of
Most of the past decade has been spent living all around the U.S.
North Carolina, The Bay Area, Arizona, Florida, and a significant
amount of time in the Middle East. I speak fluent Arabic.
Bike commuting to work makes me happy. Most of my time during the
week is spent road biking, mountain biking, running, practicing
some code or reading. I like riding single track at Walnut Creek
Park when the weather is nice and long road biking trips (sometimes
touring). Triathlons are my event of choice, but I love
cycling/foot/any kind of race really, aiming for 12 a year.
Brewing beer (also cooking efficiently) is a passion of mine and
someday I will perfect my own private IPA. I just got into kegging,
and now have built my first kegerator! Huge fan of the crockpot for
all purposes. Also a boardgame fan, Catan, Pathfinder, MoM,
Ultimately, I live for the thrill of it all. There's always
something new to experience and that's what gets me up in the
What I’m doing with my life
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A lot of this!
This was from October 2014, clearly I am in the gray with TJT on my
Aspiring Skydiving Instructor for a Moonlight Career. USPA Coach
Rating currently! Two more courses to go.
By day I work as a software developer in North Austin and pursuing
a Masters on the side, albeit slowly.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Living life to the fullest.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My height and intimidating demeanor (resting bitch face
But don't fret, I am a happy soul.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: I have a strong love of literature and my all time favorites
are Don Quixote, Siddhartha, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Great Gatsby,
Catch 22 and The Power of Positive Thinking. There are many
I also love the Tim Dorsey series and the Dresden Files,
Christopher Moore and a lot of others. I read incessantly and it
would be awesome to share some books! Graphic novels (comics),
biographies, history. Nothing escapes my curiosity.
Movies: Touch of Evil, Harvey, Oldboy... Noire and Superhero
Shows: Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, True Detective.
Food: Korean, Mexican, Vietnamese.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
0.) Skydiving Equipment.
2.) Garmin 310XT.
3.) Full bookshelves.
I long to replace one of these with Vanagon in the future. But I'll
probably just need to add a 7th because F the rules.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Maximizing my work to fun ratio.
And if I will ever master Sit Flying, Head Down and the Crazy Y.
Progress is slow.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Lately just reading, planning a fun project, riding my bike or
swimming at the Y. Followed by sampling a beer or two
And hanging out with Steve and Ron, my awesome catmates!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I am the most boring exciting person you will ever meet. But I like
to think that I am the most exciting boring person instead.
Like Tolstoy himself. I read Don Quixote once a year.
And I hate watching sports... all sports. Which seems to be a rare
thing. I love playing them though.
You should message me if
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I suit your fancy. Or you want teach/learn slackline with me and
maybe thrash out at Red 7 to The Sword or something. Or play
OR you're just a kooky lover of life with a taste for adventure who
walks to the beat of their own drum, just as I do.
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