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10 Things You Didn’t Know About American Authors

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We already know we love American Authors‘ song ‘Best Day of My Life,’ but we’ll admit there is a lot we don’t know about the band!

Zac Barnett, James Adam Shelley, Dave Rublin and Matt Sanchez were kind enough to bring us up to date with some pretty obscure personal details — complete with some amazing visuals.

To help you get better acquainted with the guys, we compiled these facts into one informative, hilarious list. Which member is fluent in another language? Who never learned to ride a bike?

Find out all of the answers and more below!


Zac played trumpet in middle school band.





James climbed and summited Mt. McKinley.





Dave was born in Colombia.





Matt doesn’t know how to ride a bike.





Zac’s dad was a puppeteer and magician.





Matt loves to cook.





James speaks Mandarin.



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Dave has a cat named Froggy.





Matt reads a lot!





Zac loves to surf.




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