Steve Fossett

Pilot, balloonist, yachtsman and endurance sportsman, American Steve Fossett (1944-2007) set aviation records (across the broadest possible range of flying machines) and was one of the world's best-known modern adventurers before his tragic death in a plane crash in 2007. Will Hasley is a movie and TV script writer as well as a published author. He lives and works in Los Angeles.