Paul (Owner) grew up in North Bend, Washington spending much of his free time in the surrounding mountains hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and more. After graduating from high school, Paul joined the U.S. Coast Guard and became a Helicopter Rescue Swimmer (Aviation Survival Technician). After seven years of service, he decided to pursue his love for fitness and adventure in the private sector. Upon his honorable separation, Paul became certified with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, returned home to Washington and began working as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, while going to school. In June of 2013, Paul graduated from Bastyr University with a Bachelor’s degree in ‘Nutrition and Exercise Science’. Paul has over ten years in the health and fitness field with a wide range of experiences.