Aurélien Delfosse is a French journalist, author, director and producer. He was born in 1988 close to Lille. His parents, who spent their holidays in the mountains, moved to the south of the Alps when he was a teenager. Since his youth, he likes reading and writing as well as hiking, camping, climbing and running in the mountains. He works for L’Equipe, sports historical newspaper in France, since 2013, where he is now a chief editor. He is also a publisher for Editions Mons, a company he runs, where the book The Finishers was originally published in the country.