we like having fun
saambaa is about creating experience. we want people to get out and live!
we're curious about what you could be doing with technology offline.
this is just the beginning... brought to you by your friends in san diego.
I was born in Chicago and realized at an early age that vitamin D was in short supply around the Midwest. San Diego bound, I took the road trip of my life with one parental unit and a hamster (long story) only to take up residence under my desk. Sometimes I break out of my office to live the saambaa life. Doing it with friends is usually about getting dirty and meeting the local emergency room staff, or at least taking a shower. You can find me running around the bay, stopping often to catch my breath while being timed by a sundial.
- place: the final frontier
- rush: climbing
- vegetable: lamb shank
I’m originally from Connecticut, but I escaped the brutal East Coast winters in favor of sunny San Diego. You can usually find me on (or in) the ocean. If I’m not there, swing by Mexico and join me for a cerveza. I’ll be chilling next to an ocotillo. I’m a fan of gardening, BBQ, camping and relaxing. I avoid phone calls because they are not efficient, so don't bother calling me, send a text instead.
- school: UConn (alumn & fan)
- outside: outrigger canoe racing
- place: any tropical island
You can find me spontaneously stretching in concrete jungles and on sandy beaches. My goal is to bring the rhythm of community culture to saambaa. I’m originally from Long Island (without an accent) and have lived as far away as the Congo. You’ll regularly find me eating green curry and proclaiming the benefits of alternative medicine, yoga and Hawaii. I’m a huge fan of homemade cookies and good beer.
- project: LED lightsuits
- airport: bujumbura
- movie: koyanisquatsi
I’ve been described as the following: brother, friend, lover, cook, dancer, traveler, gambler, trader, Yogi and MVP-level programmer. On a sunny day, you can find me driving up and down Pacific Coast Highway or scheduling my next yoga retreat.
- dish: mango dal
- hobby: healing & relaxing arts
- place: san diego, ca
I’m originally from LA and believe country music was better in the 90’s. CAFOs are the saddest thing that happened to chickens. If you like Chinese tea, come talk to me.
- loves: beach
- hates: sand
- eats: fresh ramen
the game guru
I’m a recent graduate of Cal Poly, SLO and a former Co-Chair of PolyCon. I was raised in San Diego and proudly participated in the school band and on the waterpolo, swim, and Botball teams. Now, you can typically find me wandering the beach or playing my music way too loud.
- battle reenactment: ancient spartan
- claim to fame: ancient dubstep assassin
- personal record: more games than most people know exist
I’m a pragmatic hippie determined to build something useful, most likely composed of wood, a database, and a collection of electronic scraps found by my sidekick Audrey.
- clothing: hoodie
- instrument: melodica
- writing implement: pencil
I’m pretty much into anything and everything. If I’m outdoors you might find me surfing the beaches or hiking the mountains of San Diego. At home, I spend time micro brewing beer or kombucha and roasting organic fair trade coffee. You can find me kneading dough in the kitchen for home made pizza... Oh and yea don’t let the above fool you, I <3 technology ;)
- conversation: post-cataclysmic society
- movement: organic food
- freedom: wandering around places aimlessly
For me, it’s all about going with the flow. I'm quite the nimble, minimalistic adventurer. Strap me up with my laptop, tablet, smartphone, headphones, DSLR camera, tripod, guitar, surfboard, yoga mat, juicer, popcorn machine, and I'm ready. Oh shoot, I forgot my yorkie. Ok, let's go!
- sugar: organic chocolate (54-63% cocoa)
- craft: essential oil healing potions
- aquatic: duck diving
I am a third generation California girl born and raised in San Diego. I love everything about surf culture, but you're more likely to find me on the slopes of Mammoth then out in the water. I find my artistic inspiration by living life to the fullest. I love checking out new indie bands (yes, I even have a cat named Indie), getting inspired at local art shows, dancing up a storm, and hosting potluck style dinners with friends.
- yoga pose: dancer
- concert: the dead weather
- mountain: aspen