Peter Heller is a longtime contributor to NPR, a contributing editor at Outside magazine and National Geographic Adventure, and appears frequently in Men’s Journal. He is an award winning adventure travel writer and the author of three books of literary nonfiction.
Mr. Heller is at work on his next book about surfing from California down the coast of Mexico to Central America. Can a man drop everything in the middle of his life, pick up a surfboard, and, apprenticing himself to local masters, learn to shoot a big barrel in six months? Answer forthcoming. He lives in Denver.