Some say this adrenaline junkie has a need for speed. That can be traced to his early days, growing up canoeing on the lakes of Northern New Jersey. At some point, paddles turned into motors, and lakes were traded for the salt life off Long Beach Island. He’s never looked back. With stints as a newspaper reporter and magazine journalist all over the country, he’s called numerous ports of call home. A Folio-award winning writer, Simon is constantly in search of the next great story.