David Epstein
David Epstein

David Epstein is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He is the author of The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance.

Sports Nut
Aug. 5 2013 7:30 AMHard Work Isn't Always EnoughWant to improve your aerobic capacity? Better hope you have the right genes.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.