Other Daring D’s

Tobias Schmid – 

Stats:

DOB- July 4, 1989

Place of birth- Baden, Switzerland

Place of residence- The World

Height- 172 cm/ 68 in

Weight- 60 kg/ 130 lbs and shrinking

Nicknames- Toby, Tobes, Tubs, Tobster, Tibbles, Toblerone, Twinkles

About me:

Born in Switzerland, lived in England, raised in Florida. Tick

Lifelong friendships formed during childhood. Tick

Love and live for neuroscience. Tick

Spent as long as possible to graduate university. Tick

Work hard and play hard. Tick

Lived the life of a surf bum. Tick

Lived the life of a ski bum. Tick

Living the life of a travel bum. Tick

Fears in life:

Spiders and bugs

Losing my legs

Not being able to achieve my dreams

Getting kidnapped by the Taliban

Having a sore bum while biking the next 15,000 miles

Reasons for doing this:

No better time than right now

Just going with the flow

Tom and Phil will make great travel partners

Desire to explore the world

Bike travel= smaller carbon footprint

Raise money for an amazing charity War Child

It wasn’t my plan. It wasn’t even my trip. But joining up with Tom and Phil in Istanbul to bike to Asia has become a part of my journey. At the meeting point of West and East, it seems like fate (and two crazy English lads) is taking me South through Africa and beyond. I can’t be more excited to see what new adventures will pop up on this next leg of my world travels.

Quotes to live by:

“Patience is faith at work.” Me

“It’s better to be born lucky than rich.” My wonderful mother Lisa

“I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells.” Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss

“What’s the worst that could happen?” Me

“The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.” Albert Einstein

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mohandas Gandhi

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  1. oh god tobias i love you so much you are so hot ahhhhwhwhwwwwwhhwhwhhww be mine plz now

  2. Sweet Einstein quote (haven’t heard that one yet)!! And wtf where is ‘Tobsta’ under nicknames?? I personally request it. But if I could add anything, it would be that the force is very strong with this one : )

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