Alf Alderson

Alf Alderson is an award-winning adventure sports and travel journalist and photographer based in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales. His writing has appeared in a wide range of publications and websites including The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Toronto Globe & Mail, South China Morning Post, Financial Times, and Mpora. When he can be bothered, Alf occasionally posts scurrilous comments on his own blog,, and also tweets as @alfinwales.

Books by this Author

Whether you're a football fan, a basketball player, a tennis aficionado, a keen golfer, or a baseball nut you'll love this fascinating collection of over 250 sport facts.

Did you know...
Billiard balls from the late nineteenth century had the unfortunate tendency to explode when hit? Football players have been recorded taking tackles with a force that’s greater than being hit by a car at 40 mph? Official NCAA basketballs must be able to bounce at...