Team Position:Temporal Postponement Specialist, Team Attorney
Conch Republic Navy Rank:Lieutenant Commander
Years Paddled:Guest Paddler 2011, 2012-2014
Family:Lovely wife and two wonderful young daughters.
Where he's from:I grew up in a small town north of Tampa, and I've lived in 7 different cities in Florida.
Education:FSU - Psychology, and Georgia State School of Law
Work:I am a stay at home dad to two amazing daughters. When I have to work, I'm an attorney.
Influences:Parents, Wife, Kids.
Fun Facts:I'm a pretty good cook, and I love to go fishing any chance I get. Blew out a rudder cable and totally wiped out in the last 3 feet of my 20 mile day trip with the Castaways in 2011.
Essential CAC Gear:Werner Carbon-Fiber Paddle. The weight difference, compared to an aluminum/fiberglass paddle, makes all the difference on a long-distance kayak trip.
Additional CAC Gear:Extra rudder cable and tools.
How did you get involved with the CAC?:Long-time Castaways, Chad Forbes and Craig Engler, are good friends of mine. They got me started kayaking when I moved to Miami in 2006, and it's been a slow march toward the inevitable, ever since.
In his own words:"Before speaking negatively about someone else, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, you're a mile away from them, and you have their shoes!"