"New York Times "bestselling author JOHN HARGROVE has 14 years' experience as a killer whale trainer. His experience spans both SeaWorld of California and SeaWorld of Texas where he was promoted to the highest ranking Senior Trainer. John also has an international reputation, having been a Supervisor with MarineLand in the south of France. He the author of "Beneath the Surface". He resigned his position with SeaWorld in August 2012 and currently resides in New York City.