Tyler Hinton

USA Canoe/Kayak


Discipline/Event: Slalom Canoe, C-1
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
Current Residence: Boulder, Colo.
Birthdate: 1/4/1993
School: Alexander Dawson High School

2014 U.S. Under-23 Team Member 

Career Highlights

  • BRONZE at 2011 Vadja Teen Cup No. 1 (Bratislava, Slovakia) in U18 Men's C-1
  • 12th at 2010 Junior World Championships
  • 3rd at 2010 U.S. National Championships
  • 3rd at 2009 U.S. National Championships

Recent Results

  • 2014 U.S. Open: 4th
  • 2013 U-23 World Championships: 31st


  • Nickname: "Ty"
  • Hobbies: snowboarding
  • Quote: "se vuoi puoi" - Italian for "if you want"
  • How'd you get started? My Uncle Mike used to paddle when he was in med school
  • Role model: Grandfather A. Mariorenzi because he came from nothing and is a self-made man.
  • Trivia: I don't like the mountains or being out of a city.
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Tyler started paddling slalom with Front Range Paddling Association. He now trains with former Olympian Scott Shipley and National Team Coach Cathy Hearn. Tyler is from Boulder, Colorado and currently attends the Alexander Dawson School. He will graduate from Dawson in the spring of 2011. Tyler has been a member of the US Junior National Slalom team during the 2008-2010 seasons and is also a member of the US National Wildwater team . Aside from Slalom, Tyler enjoys playing lacrosse. Tyler's favorite quote is "if there is a will, there is a way."

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