Michael Behar

AFAR Contributor

Michael Behar is a freelance writer and editor based in Boulder, Colorado. As a writer, Michael has been covering innovations in science and technology, health and medicine, adventure travel and extreme sports, renewable energy and the environment, and aviation and aerospace since he began his journalism career in 1991.

In 2022, Michael won the James Beard Foundation Journalism Award for his feature “Cultivating Better Health,” written for Eating Well magazine. His articles have appeared in more than 25 national publications including Outside, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, OnEarth, SKI, Men’s Journal, Men’s Health, Mother Jones, Bloomberg Businessweek, Skiing, Backpacker, Popular Science, The Economist, Backpacker, National Geographic Adventure, Discover, Air & Space, and Smithsonian.

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