Fleetster Friday: Meet Kit Medina


It’s #FleetsterFriday! This week, we’re featuring San Diego native, Kit Medina. Kit is a bit of a Renaissance man here at the Fleet. You may recognize him from his memorable MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition live shows. Currently he’s performing over-the-top science shows in Don’t Try This at Home! and leading tours in the Fleet’s newest offering, The Renegade Science Project.

Complete this sentence: I love science because…

… with an understanding and working knowledge of science, anything is possible!

What do you do in your free time?

I do strongman training about three to four times a week. Yoke walks, farmer’s carry, circus dumbbell press … you name it! I love to lift heavy and it makes me feel great. I also love to snorkel, hike and help out in the community.

What is your favorite spot in Balboa Park?

The koi pond, the dog park and Zoro Garden.

How do you plan to survive the zombie apocalypse?

I’ve already completed a 12-point plan filled with a list of my team members, escape routes and safeholds. I’m not at liberty to divulge any more information.

If you had a time machine, would you go back in time or to the future?

I wouldn’t go anywhere! I’m all about being present and enjoying the journey to the end.