Author, magazine and screenwriter, adventurer

tim cahill elk river arts and lecturesTim Cahill is a founding editor at Outside Magazine and the author of nine books. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Field and Stream, Esquire, the New York Times Book Review, National Geographic Adventure, and many other publications. Cahill has won numerous national writing awards, and is the co-author of four documentary IMAX films, two of which (Dolphins and The Living Sea) were nominated for Academy Awards. Cahill, along with professional long-distance driver Garry Sowerby, set a world record for speed in driving the entire length of the American continents, from Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina up along the Pan-American Highway to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska in 23 days, 22 hours, and 43 minutes. This trip was the source material for his book Road Fever. His 1987 collection, Jaguars Ripped My Flesh, was listed by National Geographic as one of the 100 best adventure/travel books ever written.


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