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About the Author
Zach Schonbrun has been a contributing writer for The New York Times since 2011, covering primarily sports and business. His work has also appeared in ESPN magazine, Newsday, theWashington Post, Yahoo! Sports, VICE, and SB Nation Longform. He is the author of One Great Shoe, which was selected as one of the best Kindle Singles of the year in 2015. He lives in New York City with his wife.