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Barry's Bio:
  Hometown: Dillsboro, NC.

Profession:
  Professional Photographer
 
Tuckshot Whitewater Photography
  Inventor of clean cartwheels, mobius, chilean tornado, and mobius sequence
  Whitewater Rodeo Instruction
  Owner and CEO of Nattyshred Products and Nattyshred.net
  1996-98 Reggae music specialist and DJ at WWCU Z-91, Cullowhee, NC
  1992 & 1997 Whitewater instructor, Camp Mondamin
 
US Slalom and FreeStyle Team Member

Competition:
  1st Place 2002 Teva Whitewater National Championship, Ocoee River, TN
  Gold Medal 2001 Worlds Rodeo - Sort, Spain
  1st Place 2001 Coosa Rodeo
  1st Place 2001 Necky Nolichucky Knockout
  1st Place 2001 IR Triple Crown
  1st Boat 2001 C-1 National Freestyle Team
  1st Place 2001 Golden Rodeo, Golden, Colorado
  3rd Place 2001 Rock Island Rodeo

  Bronze Medal 2000 New River Rodeo
  2nd Place 2000 Denver Rodeo
  2nd Place 2000 Fibark Rodeo
  Bronze Medal 1999 U.S. Whitewater Freestyle Team Trials, Bend Oregon
  Bronze Medal Fibark Rodeo, Salida Colorado
  Gold Medal 1999 Nolichucky Triple Crown
  13th at the 1999 World Championships in Rotorua, New Zealand
  1999 U.S. Whitewater Worlds Team
  Silver Medal 1997 C-1 Squirt Nationals
  C-1 Squirt Boat National Champion 1992 and 1994
  1996 Intercollegiate Slalom Champion, 4 Gold Medals, 4 classes
  1993-96 U.S. Whitewater Slalom World Cup/World Championship Team   Member
Media Coverage:
  Print:
     Liquidlogic and Watershed Postcards, 2001
     Kayak Magazine Subscription Cards, 2001 - 2002
     Kayak Session Magazine, Issue #1
     Whitewater Paddling Magazine, Issue #1
     Rapid Magazine, Issue #2
     Watershed Drybags, Catalog 2002
     Paddler Magazine, November/December 2001
     Paddler Magazine, September/October 2001
     Paddler Magazine, May/June 2001, Five Top Guns of C-1
     Knoxville News-Sentenial, May 14 2001, Front Page Article
     Steamboat Today (Steamboat Springs, CO), June 6 2001
     Asheville Citzen Times (Asheville, NC) , July 20 2001
     Southeastern Adventures, July/August 2001
     Kayak Magazine, Summer 2001
     Kayak Magazine, Summer 2000
     Liquidlogic Catalog 2001
     Gauley Season Newspaper, 2001
     American Whitewater, November/December 2001
     American Whitewater, September/October 2001
     American Whitewater, July/August 2001
     American Whitewater, June 2001
     Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Decmber 2001
     Canoe & Kayak Magazine, August 2001
      Squirt Boating and Beyond, Page 63 - inventing clean manuvers
      Nantahala Outdoor Center, Outfitter's Catalog, 2000
      Mountain Express, October 12, 1999
      Adventure in the Smokies Newspaper, May 1996
  Web:
      Whitewaterwarriors.com
      
Kayakinternational.com
      
Liquidlogickayaks.com
      
Shredready.com
      Playboating.com
      Nantahala Outdoor Center.com
  Video:
      Lunch Video Magazine, Issues 1, 2, and 3
      Players
      Viva Sort!
Sponsors: Liquidlogic Kayaks, Watershed Dry Bags
 

The Nantahala River is a haven for Barry Kennon and other world class paddlers to train. When Barry is not shredding the local playspot, he is competing in whitewater rodeos. Barry also keeps busy with his new casual apparel company, Nattyshred.net. With his solid background in Squirt, Slalom, and Rodeo, Barry continues to redefine C-1 freestyle.

About Liquidlogic
Liquidlogic Kayaks is appropriately located near the renowned Green River in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Formed by a small group of accomplished paddlers, Liquidlogic shares the values and philosophy of core paddlers. Liquidlogic Kayaks produces innovative whitewater and Trekreation kayaks that continually raise the standards of quality, performance and safety. More information about Liquidlogic can be found at www.liquidlogickayaks.com.