Zac is from Newcastle, Australia’s second oldest city and Awabakal/Worimi country. In Aussie parlance he is known as a Novocastrian. He has represented his home region in Rugby League, Cricket and Hockey, winning regional and national championships. He studied history and cinema at university, majoring in Australian and American relations, while also playing soccer for the University of Newcastle. Zac has backpacked around the world twice, has lived in Ireland and is now a proud, permanent US resident.