Nickname:The Dutchman, Apron Strings
Team Position:Team Navigator, Ninja
Conch Republic Navy Rank:Lieutenant Commander
Years Paddled:2000-2002, 2004, 2006-2009, 2011
Family:Married to Sophia with three beautiful daughters.
Where he's from:From Annapolis, Baltimore, Miami, Palmetto Bay (formerly Perrine). Current resident of unincorporated Miami-Dade County though some fools who want to pay extra taxes want to call us Village of the Falls.
Education:Christopher Columbus High School, Florida International University where I was the only gringo kid, Morgan State University where I was the only white kid, and the University of Maryland.
Work:For a living I stand at the front of 30 teenagers each hour and spout useless information about literature; this, of course, at the same Catlic high school at which useless information was happily bestowed on me.
Essential CAC Gear:His Boat - CRN Hailey's Pail: Current Designs 'Storm'
Additional CAC Gear:
How did you get involved with the CAC?:Founding Member... "OB said if I didn't he'd tell my wife what my real name was. (She knows now, but she used to think I was Inigo Montoya.)"
In his own words:"I found I couldn't save the world just by forcing useless knowledge down teenagers throats; so I picked up a paddle to knock some sense into adults."