Scott Tinley, a 6th generation Southern Californian, is an accomplished teacher, author, and athlete. He teaches sport humanities courses at San Diego State University and California State University, San Marcos and has authored several books, including Racing the Sunset: An Athlete’s Quest for Life after Sport, a personal and in-depth study of life transition. Tinley has also written for CBS News and Sports Illustrated, among other popular and academic sources. He is a member of the Triathlon Hall of Fame, a two-time Ironman World Champion, and has competed professionally in over 400 triathlons since 1976.

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Channeling Pain, Pleasure and the People: The Tormented Gift of Robin Williams

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On Fear

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Induction 2012 USAT Hall Of Fame

Current - Scott's latest book is published: Things to Be Survived: Tales of Resolution and Resurrection
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Retired from competition, Tinley divides his time between research, writing, teaching, and lifeguarding in his hometown of Del Mar, California. He enjoys spending time with family, friends, his guitar and good wine.


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