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Jaimal Yogis
Worked at Harper Collins
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Lives in San Francisco, CA.
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Just got word Rocky Mountain Livros will translate and publish #THEFEARPROJECT  in Brazil this year. Very honored! Thank you to ICM, Curtis Brown, and all the crew at Rocky Mountain for making this possible! http://rockymountain.com.br/126
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Publisher CACO ALZUGARAY. Diretora executiva DÉBORA LIOTTI (debora@rockymountain.com.br) Diretora de Conteúdo e Redação Go Outside ANDREA ESTEVAM (andrea@gooutside.com.br) Diretor Editorial Hardcore ADRIANO VASCONCELLOS (adriano@hardcore.com.br) Editor Internacional Hardcore STEVEN ALLAIN ...
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Finding Mindfulness anywhere - the latest update from Saltwater Buddha Director Lara Popyack. 
Click here to read http://us9.campaign-archive2.com/…
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Saltwater Buddha Sound Studio!
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Honored to be interviewed by TheScuttlefish this week! http://thescuttlefish.com/…/life-in-salt-saltwater-buddha-…/ Brian Lam, Chris Dixon, Owen Burke, you guys have done an amazing job with the site.
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So many hundreds of thousands have died fighting jerkface dictators for the right to free expression, I can't help feeling like we dishonor their sacrifice by pulling a film because of a jerkface dictator's threats.
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Happy Holidays from the Yogis-DuRoss clan!
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Locals pray to Guido Schäffer, a priest-in-training who loved to catch waves.
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The Saltwater Buddha film website is up. More details to come, but would love to hear your thoughts on over-all design. If you'd like more detailed updates about screenings, etc, just click NEWSLETTER and sign up! 
http://www.saltwaterbuddha.org/
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Last part of the marathon! Sound mixing for Saltwater Buddha. Lucky to have a killer team! Thank you.
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Yesterday was an awesome day for the Saltwater Buddha film. We screened the entire 60-min rough cut to our Exec Producer Urijah Faber (a UFC champ) and he didn't put us in a choke-hold. He loved it! Next stop, sound mixing, color correction, then film festivals!
Let us know where you'd like to see the film screen ...
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Can't wait for the premier Jaimal!! Any ideas on a date yet?
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Thank you for making #SaltwaterBuddha  one of the most wished for holiday surf books http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/16672/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_b_1_4_last
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All the sleepless nights are worth it but especially when you wake up your 2-year-old and he shouts, "Dad! I've got peace like a river in my heart!"
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Ah. Good dear john D!!
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Jaimal Yogis is an author, journalist, and screenwriter. His first book, a best-selling coming-of-age memoir called Saltwater Buddha, was praised by The Times of London, Publishers Weekly, and selected as one of E!’s Best Summer Reads as well as one of Headbutler.com’s 100 Essentials of all time. It has been translated into Spanish, Italian, German, and Finnish. A feature film based on the book is in production. Jaimal’s second book, The Fear Project, is a personal and scientific investigation into fear and courage. It was featured in Oprah, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Forbes, Outside, and many others, and is currently being used in a number of schools as a contemporary way of teaching neuroscience and psychology. Currently, Jaimal is finishing a feature screenplay with producers Jon Silk (Gangster Squad) and Brad Fischer (Zodiac, Shutter Island, Black Swan) and working on a new memoir for Harper Collins. He is also the writer / producer for a forthcoming documentary, The Most Fearless. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Jaimal’s reporting has been featured in ESPN Magazine, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Magazine, AFAR, The Surfers Journal, Sunset Magazine, and dozens of others. He is the recipient of the 2005 Leslie Rachel Sanders Award for Social Justice Reporting, a 2007 Maggie Award for Best Magazine Feature, and two Scripps Howard reporting scholarships. In 2010, The Common Wealth Club voted him “The New Face of San Francisco Media” for his popular writing in San Francisco Magazine. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Amy, and their two sons.
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Author of The Fear Project, Saltwater Buddha and soon a new Harper Collins novel. Upcoming films: Saltwater Buddha, City of Dragons, The Most Fearless
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  • Columbia University
    2005
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