Alex Hutchinson

Alex  Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D., is an Outside magazine contributor who previously wrote for Runner's World. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker online, writes the weekly Jockology column for the Toronto Globe and Mail, and writes for the New York Times. He is a National Magazine Award winner. He was recently named one of FiveThirtyEight's favorite sprinting scientific nerds. He competed in track, cross-country, road racing, and mountain running contests for Canada and was a two-time finalist in the 1,500 meters at the Canadian Olympic Trials. He is a Ph.D. holder.

He holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Cambridge and has worked as a researcher for the United States government. He currently resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.