1. Height: 6’4”
  2. Feet: 13 ½ D, mild pronator, Morton’s toe, ¼ inch bunion on left 1st metatarsal head, numerous bony protrusions on both feet.
  3. Born: Philadelphia – Grew up: Cocoa Beach, FL
  4. Favorite National Parks: Grand Canyon, Rainier, Big Bend, Yosemite, Rocky Mountain, Bryce Canyon and Zion.
  5. Favorite Ski Resorts: Vail, Snowmass, Alta, Squaw Valley and Telluride.
  6. Heavy I-Pod Play Count: KC and the Sunshine Band, Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd, Railroad Earth, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and British Prog Rock (Sample here ), No Strings Attached
  7. Unusual talents and physical attributes: Able to solo eat a large pizza with all toppings, extra anchovies, in one sitting. Can palm a basketball or hold a dozen eggs simultaneously in one hand. Burn 8,000 calories in a day. Possess a longer wingspan than Michael Phelps-6’8”.
  8. Books read in last 2 months: Lennon-Phillip Norman, Why We Suck, A Feel-Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid-Denis Leary, The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild-Greg Childs, The Lazarus Project-Aleksandar Hemon, Physics For Future Presidents-Richard A. Muller
  9. Goal number of days to spend outdoors annually: 50
  10. Wish list trips: Tramping Milford Track, Sea Kayaking Dalmatian Coast Croatia, Touring Australia’s Natural Areas, Beach bumming in Kauai, Skiing Portillo Chile, Snowshoe racing in the North woods.
  11. Need to get back into it: Scuba Diving
  12. Favorite Surrealist Artists: Dali, Magritte, Chagall, Ernst and Di Chirico.
  13. Years road and trail running: 26
  14. Projected Years to Developing Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Cartilage Breakdown and Snapping Hip Syndrome: 3