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Bill “Skywalker” Walker is an author and long-distance hiker from Georgia. At 6’11”, Skywalker’s larger than life size might explain why he’s taken an unusually large leap in lifestyles, from working as a commodity futures trader for 14 years to ditching it all and hitting the trail without having ever slept outsideā€¦ever. From the A.T. to the P.C.T., Annapurna Circuit, and Camino de Santiago, Skywalker’s gone from amateur to seasoned pro. Check out the article on him in our August issue.