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Tyler Hinton



Event/Discipline: Canoe Slalom, C1
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Current Residence: Boulder, Colorado
Birthdate: 1/4/1993

2015 U.S. U23 National Team & 2015 Senior World Championships Team Member

Career Highlights

  • 2015 ICF Canoe Slalom Junior & U23 World Championships: 9th in C1 and 7th in team race
  • 2015 US National Team Trials: 4th in C1
  • 2014 US National Championships: 2nd in C1
  • BRONZE at 2011 Vadja Teen Cup No. 1 (Bratislava, Slovakia) in U18 Men's C1
  • 12th at 2010 Junior World Championships
  • 3rd at 2010 U.S. National Championships
  • 3rd at 2009 U.S. National Championships

Recent Results

  • 2014 World Cup No. 2: 26th in C1
  • 2014 ICF Junior & Under 23 World Championships: 15th in C1, 7th in C2 with Zach Lokken
  • 2014 U.S. National Team Trials: 6th in C1
  • 2014 U.S. Open: 4th in C1
  • 2013 U-23 World Championships: 31st in C1


  • 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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