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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 outside…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.