Roger is from California in the United States and moved to Denmark in 2011 with his Danish wife. His motivation was to travel and discover his European heritage now he is retired. He has a long association with Denmark and has spent time here several times.
Roger experimented with alcohol and drugs when he was younger and became an alcoholic. He has been sober now for 30 years.
He was a professional dog trainer in the United States for over 35 years and still owns a dog rescue shelter there and maintains his passion for animal welfare.
He has an adult daughter who is a graphic designer in the United States.
He wants to remain in Denmark. He is also learning to speak Danish at the local language school. This has been difficult for him but he is determined to learn. He also feels that school gives him some routine and keeps him occupied.
He is true to his hippie past and can be often seen driving around Farum in his old combie van.