More About the Author
"Tim Baker may well be the most brilliant and incisive surf writer working today, or on any given day for the last twenty years." worldprosurfers.com
"Baker will make you look at wave riding -- and life -- in an entirely new light." Jaimal Yogis, author, Saltwater Buddha.
Tim Baker is the best-selling author of numerous books on surfing, including "Bustin' Down The Door," (Harper Collins, 1996), "High Surf" (Harper Collins, 2007) and "Occy" (Random House, 2008). His latest book 'Surfari,' (Random House, 2011) is based on the great family surfing road trip around Australia. He has won the Surfing Australia Hall of Fame Culture Award three times and been nominated for the CUB Australian Sports Writing Awards. He is a former editor of Tracks and Surfing Life magazines, and former editorial director of Morrison Media Services. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian Financial Review, the Bulletin, Inside Sport, Playboy, GQ, the Surfers Journal, Qantas - the Australian Way, as well as surfing magazines around the world. He is currently a senior contributor to Surfing World, Coastalwatch, Surfer's Path (UK), the Surfers Journal and US Surfing and Surfer magazines. At 47, he has worked in the media and surfing magazines for 28 years and has surfed and travelled throughout Australia, Indonesia, Hawaii, Central and South America, North America, Europe, South Africa, Fiji, Tahiti, and Sri Lanka. He lives in Currumbin, Queensland, with his wife and two children.