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Allen S

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Last Login 9/25/2016
Location Vail, CO
Education Masters Degree
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Summary of Experience
Allen is a syndicated writer living in Vail, Colorado. He is a three time award winner for America's Funniest Humor and published thousands of articles in print and on the web.

Allen has been featured on NBC News (KUSA Denver Affiliate), ABC's The View, KYSL Radio, The Hollis Chapman Show, TV8 Vail and Plum TV16. He has also been published in The Writer Magazine, Funny Times, Denver Post, Aspen Times and was a founding writer for Lance Armstrong's wellness website, LIVESTRONG. In 2008 Allen was the Gear Editor for Onthesnow, the most visited winter sport website in the United States.

Allen's first book, "Ski Instructors Confidential: The Stories Ski Instructors Swap Back at the Lodge", was published in 2005, is in its second printing and continues to sell around the world in book stores and on-line. His second book, "Watching Grandma Circle the Drain" was published in 2011 and has received rave reviews on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million and dozens of independent websites and blogs. He has also contributed to “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners" (2010) and “The Gigantic Reader" (2008). His latest book, “Monkey in a Pink Canoe" was published in April, 2014 and earned the Best Humor award from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.
Specialties
Health & fitness and humor articles for print, the web and social media.
Interests
Alpine skiing, outdoor sports and writing.
Education
San Diego State University Jul 1981 – May 1983
Exercise Physiology, Master of Arts

Major study area in cardiopulmonary preventative and rehabilitative exercise science. Thesis titled, "The Relationship Between Glycosylated Hemoglobin and Plasma Lactate Accumulation During Sub-maximal Exercise in the Type II Diabetic."


Honors and Awards
Best Humor Writer Sep 2014
Three time award winner for “America’s Funniest Humor." Published thousands of articles in print and on the web.

Best Humor Book of 2014 May 2014
Allen's latest book, "Monkey in a Pink Canoe", was published in April, 2014 and earned the Best Humor award from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.

Association Memberships
American College of Sports Medicine Mar 2015
Certified to conduct exercise testing, write exercise prescriptions and monitor exercise sessions for healthy to high-risk patients with cardiopulmonary disease - 1983 – 1995. Field Examiner, 1983-1999. Recertified in 2015.

Certificates
Clinical Exercise Physiologist American College of Sports Medicine
Mar 2015
Certified to conduct exercise testing, write exercise prescriptions and monitor exercise sessions for healthy to high-risk patients with cardiopulmonary disease - 1983 – 1995. Recertified in 2015.

Projects by Industry
Health

Founding writer for LIVESTRONG, contributor to BESURETOTEST, site for managing diabetes and hundreds of other health-related sites and publications

Outdoor/Recreation

Gear Editor for ONTHESNOW, the largest website on the Internet for Outdoor Sports. Articles included skis, boots, poles, clothing and dozens of other suggestions about snow sports.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Allen S. is an award winning, syndicated writer living in Vail, Colorado. He has been featured on NBC, ABC TV's The View, KYSL Radio 93, The Denver Post, The Funny Times, The Writer Magazine, LIVESTRONG and The Vail Daily. Allen's first book, "Ski Instructors Confidential: The Stories Ski Instructors Swap Back at the Lodge", was published in 2005, is in its second printing and continues to sell around the world in book stores and on-line. His second book, "Watching Grandma Circle the Drain", was published in 2011 and has received rave reviews on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million and dozens of independent websites and blogs. He has also contributed to "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners" (2010) and "The Gigantic Reader" (2008). His latest book, "Monkey in a Pink Canoe", was published in April, 2014 and earned the 2014 Best Humor award from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.

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Copywriter

Allen has been featured on NBC News (KUSA Denver Affiliate), ABC's The View, KYSL Radio, The Hollis Chapman Show, TV8 Vail and Plum TV16. He has also been published in The Writer Magazine, Funny Times, Denver Post, Aspen Times and was a founding writer for Lance Armstrong's wellness website, LIVESTRONG. In 2008, Allen was the Gear Editor for Onthesnow, the most visited winter sport website in the United States.

Projects by Writing Style
Humorous

Allen's first book, "Ski Instructors Confidential: The Stories Ski Instructors Swap Back at the Lodge", was published in 2005, is in its second printing and continues to sell around the world in book stores and on-line. His second book, "Watching Grandma Circle the Drain", was published in 2011 and has received rave reviews on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million and dozens of independent websites and blogs. He has also contributed to "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners" (2010) and "The Gigantic Reader" (2008). His latest book, "Monkey in a Pink Canoe", was published in April, 2014 and earned the Best Humor award from the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.

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Large Business

Allen S. was a founding writer for Lance Armstrong's wellness website, LIVESTRONG. In 2008, Allen was the Gear Editor for Onthesnow, the most visited winter sport website in the United States.

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