Multi-award winning adventure travel journalist, author and gear reviewer; Alf's work appears regularly in national newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad.
Freelance journalist contributing regularly to The Guardian, The Independent, National Geographic Traveller, The Times, The Observer, Sunday Telegraph, South China Morning Post, Coast, Ski & Board, Fall Line etc.
Editor (previously editor of various surf and outdoor magazines)
Ultimate Skiing Adventures, Ultimate Surfing Adventures, Surf UK, Surfing – A Beginner’s Guide (all Fernhurst Books); Rough Guide to the Rocky Mountains (co-author); The Official Guide to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (David & Charles); Contributor to Epic Surf Breaks of the World (Lonely Planet), Rough Guide to Skiing & Boarding in North America; Contributor to The Ski Atlas (New Holland)
2013 OWPG Digital Production 'Church of the Open Sky' digital magazine
2011 OWPG Outdoor Book (Commended). 'Ultimate Surfing Adventures'
2007 Canadian Tourism Media Awards ‘Best Ski Article’
1997 OWPG Award for Excellence Best Outdoor Book 'Surfing – A Beginner’s Manual'