August grew up in Ellensburg, Washington where he fell in love with everything the Northwest has to offer. Such as, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, and wakesurfing. He originally obtained his degree in Business Administration from Central Washington University. After multiple injuries requiring physical therapy he decided he too wanted to start helping people along their journey towards recovery. He attended Marshall University obtaining his Doctorate of Physical therapy. During football season, he can be found yelling at his TV when the Seahawks don’t completely dominate every aspect of the game.