Paul John Scott is an award- winning journalist and author specializing in health, popular culture, politics and science and who has written for a variety of magazines, newspapers and news weeklies. His work has appeared Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Details, Outside, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly, Best Life, Ski, Skiing, Runner’s World, Parents, Money, Glamour, New York, National Geographic Adventure and The Boston Phoenix. His work has been recognized by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, and the American Society of Magazine Editors. He is the author of Outside Fitness (W. W. Norton & Sons, 2006) and is the recipient of a National Magazine Award in 2002 for writing about Personal Service. A graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul , MN, he lives in Rochester, MN with his wife and two children.