About the Author
Rafe Bartholomew is the author of Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin’ in Flip-Flops and the Philippines’ Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball. For more than four years, Bartholomew worked at the ESPN website Grantland.com as a senior editor. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Seattle Weekly, and The Best American Sports Writing 2007. He currently lives in New York.