Aspire Magazine Issue 2 - Page 11

CO NTR I B U TO R S 42 38 CLIVE AGRAN WRITER Although 69 and a journalist for more than 40 years, Clive Agran, who penned “Road Trip” (page 38), still wonders what he’ll do when he grows up. Nicknamed "Silky Swing," he captured the coveted St Andrews Festival Golf Humour Award in 2012. Despite lifetime earnings of less than $75 and just one umbrella for nearest-the-pin, he still believes he can win a major. BUCKET-LIST TRIP:   New Zealand FAVORITE GOLF COURSE:   The Ailsa, Turnberry MOST MEMORABLE ROAD TRIP:   Pinehurst in North Carolina 42 DAN DUNN WRITER Dan Dunn, who wrote “Rum Diary,” (page 42) is an author and media personality whose award-winning writing has appeared in Playboy, Robb Report, GQ and the Los Angeles Times. His latest book, American Wino: A Tale of Reds, Whites and One Man’s Blues (HarperCollins) is being developed for television. Dan also hosts the popular podcast, Drinky Fun Time. 52 JEN MURPHY WRITER The author of cover story “Moonshot” (page 52), Jen Murphy has spent over a decade writing the "What’s Your Workout?" column for the Wall Street Journal. She also writes about adventure travel, conservation, health, and innovation for publications including Departures, Outside, Wild Hope, Men’s Journal, and Conde Nast Traveler. She is the author of the Yoga (Man)ual. BUCKET-LIST TRIP: Probably a Rubbermaid factory. They make the best buckets. BUCKET-LIST TRIP: Omo Valley, Ethiopia, and Greenland TAKEAWAY FROM INTERVIEWING MALCOLM GOSLING: Rum, it’s not just for breakfast anymore. ON MY NIGHTSTAND: Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur and Idaho by Emily Ruskovich FAVORITE RUM BAR: I fancy Smuggler’s Cove in San Francisco, La Descarga in Los Angeles and Trader Vic’s in London. TOP TAKEAWAY FROM RESEARCHING THE XPRIZE COVER STORY: Great minds are often found in unexpected places. /////////////////////////////////////// 52 38 ASPIRE | ISSUE TWO 9