Alex Vadukul

Alex Vadukul was born in Milan and lives in New York City. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, and elsewhere. Email him at

Stories By Alex Vadukul

The Rock-Climbing Prodigy Who Lost Both His Legs – And Now Builds Bionic Limbs

Hugh Herr barely survived a terrifying blizzard at just seventeen. Now he’s back climbing mountains—and has revolutionized the prosthetic industry, too.