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Colorado Trivia
Weird, Wacky & Wild

John Daters
john_daters Photo As the writer for the state’s official tourism website, John Daters is constantly coming across tidbits that he saves for cocktail parties and social gatherings, and inevitably, he becomes “that guy” who always has a factoid about the state to share. Before working as a web editor, John had his “mitts into everything,” from a stint as a busboy (his most lucrative job—he says you never become a writer for the fortune it brings), an editorial assistant, mower of lawns, stocker of shelves and general writer of various freelance articles. John has lived in California, Oregon, Hawaii and called Ecuador home base while he explored South America for half a year. If John isn’t in front of his computer writing, he is most likely to be found in the backcountry of Colorado, fishing, hiking and eyeing yet another adventure.