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Dylan Mckinney

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Name: Dylan Mckinney
Date registered: July 20, 2013


Dylan is just a simple man residing in Western North Carolina using film to showcase his love of whitewater, adventure sports, and spread the stoke to others in the industry!

Latest posts

  1. Keldua | A Journey Down an Icelandic Gem — October 1, 2019
  2. Medium Machno Review | Southern Hemisphere — March 15, 2018
  3. Traveling Through the Good Times — July 9, 2016
  4. Night Laps on the Green River — March 31, 2015
  5. On the Road Again – Pacific Northwest — July 28, 2014

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Keldua | A Journey Down an Icelandic Gem

All kayakers are driven to find the perfect river, and in my own pursuit I sometimes wonder if it’s a fantasy i’ve built up or if that quintessential river really exists. From what I gathered about the Keldua, it was a great candidate. Only successfully paddled by one team, the Keldua held a reputation for …

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Medium Machno Review | Southern Hemisphere

Over the past decade South American has earned its reputation for possessing world-class whitewater and been marked as the top grounds for modern whitewater exploration. On the fence if I wanted to take my known and trusty 9R or the new Machno that I had paddled very little, I decided to give the Machno the …

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Traveling Through the Good Times

Always stoked and privileged to be able to have the opportunity to do some traveling through whitewater paddling. Thankfully, 2016 has been packed full of adventure, action, new and old friendships. I am ecstatic to be surrounded by so many fantastically influential individuals. These individuals continue to inspire me to keep pushing my personal limits …

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Night Laps on the Green River

After deciding to hold back and not go down south for winter, I was hoping, as every other paddler in the Southeast was, that El Niño would bring the cold winter rains and get all of the Southeast classics up to prime levels. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been the case and even the Green hasn’t been …

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On the Road Again – Pacific Northwest

After having the opportunity last year to travel out to the Hood River area in Oregon, I couldn’t miss another year of fantastic whitewater in the Northwest. As May rolled around, exams were finishing up, and school was ending, Taylor Cofer, Ryan McAvoy, Will Rudisill, and I loaded up the car right after our last exam …

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Why is the New Pyranha Burn III So Good?

Well it is finally here, the NEW Pyranha Burn III! Everyone has been asking, what makes the new Burn III so great? Just a few of the many reasons: 1. SPEED. The new Burn III is truly one of the fastest boats that I have paddled. The acceleration is incredible and unlike any other boat …

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Mexico: The Paradise of Tlapacoyan

Mexico. That was all I could think mid exam week during my fall semester at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. While other students were headed home or to the typical all-inclusive resort with the family, I was headed to the waterfall paradise that is the Tlapacoyan municipality, Veracruz, Mexico. With just a few logistics …

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Life on the West Side

Ever since I first started to kayak I had dreamed of going out west. This year with the snow pack low in California, it only made since to go to the Pacific Northwest. It all started at 4:30 am when Kevin Nunns and I started the drive across the country from Asheville, NC to the …

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