Daniel Duane

Daniel Duane

Daniel Duane has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Sunday Review, California Sunday Magazine, GQ, and many other publications. He is the author six books, including the surfing memoir Caught Inside. Duane won a 2012 National Magazine Award for an article about cooking with Chef Thomas Keller, and a 2017 IACP award for Narrative Food Writing for a profile of Harold McGee. He has twice been a finalist for a James Beard Award. Duane lives in San Francisco with his wife, the writer Elizabeth Weil, and their two daughters.  

Published

Big-Wav Surfer

Daniel Duane
Dec 1, 2004

Wipe out trying to bodysurf the Newport Wedge and you'll burst an eardrum, yank out a shoulder, or snap a few ribs. Daniel Duane tackles the mean blue beast and meets the elite riders who court her lash.

Daniel Duane
Aug 1, 2004