Tim Baker


Country: Australia

Tim Baker is an award-winning author and journalist specializing in surfing history and culture. Tim is the best-selling author of The Rip Curl Story, Occy, High Surf, Bustin’ Down The Door, Surf For Your Life, Century of Surf and Surfari. He is a former editor of Tracks, Surfing Life and Slow Living magazines, and a two-time winner of the Surfing Australia Hall of Fame Culture Award. His latest book Patting The Shark documents his experience living with advanced prostate cancer.

Tim Baker adalah penulis dan jurnalis pemenang penghargaan yang mengkhususkan diri dalam sejarah dan budaya selancar. Tim adalah penulis buku terlaris The Rip Curl Story, Occy, High Surf, Bustin’ Down The Door, Surf For Your Life, Century of Surf, dan Surfari. Ia adalah mantan editor majalah Tracks, Surfing Life dan Slow Living, dan dua kali memenangkan Surfing Australia Hall of Fame Culture Award. Buku terbarunya Patting The Shark mendokumentasikan pengalamannya hidup dengan kanker prostat stadium lanjut.

Appearing in

Main Program | Travel Writing: Making Sense of the World

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world, you change things slightly; you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel —leaves …


Main Program | Writing as Catharsis

In the face of trauma, writing can be deeply cathartic and help us make sense of our lives, our relationships, and ourselves. In his new memoir, Patting the Shark, Tim …