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Dave Seminara is a journalist and former diplomat based in Bend, Oregon.  He has written on topics as varied as a 643-shot tennis rally, a missing person case in Costa Rica, competitive eating, the standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, team logo coffins, and traveling in the footsteps of Kurt Cobain. A story he wrote for The New York Times about the truly insane Barkley Marathons was recognized  as one of the notable stories of the year in the 2014 edition of The Best American Sports Writing. And this even wilder story about goose pulling in Europe was recognized as a notable story of the year in the 2015 edition of The Best American Travel Writing.