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I grew up in Maiden, NC (near Hickory), but I currently live in Asheville, NC and hope to stay here for a long time. I'm a world traveling, extreme daredevil whose poison of choice happens to be trying to make a living as a professionally sponsored whitewater riverboarder. I also do fitness training, substitute teaching, and commercial riverboard guiding to support myself and numerous quests in search of the most gnarly rapids on earth.

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Personal Fitness Trainer Asheville, NC
Riverboard guide Asheville, NC
More About Me
riverboarding, guitar,
Work Experience:
Riverboard Guide/Owner. Appalachian Riverboarding. 2009-present.

Professional Riverboarder. Sponsored by Face Level Industries, Faveur Clothing, and SMX Optics. 2007-present.

Substitute Teacher. Pre-K through 12th grade. 2008-present.

Owner/Trainer. Holistic Home Fitness. Oct. 2007-present

Numerous other jobs in the furniture and restaurant industries.
Lenoir-Rhyne College. B.A. Sports Management. Minor-Business Administration.
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Kevin Yount is located in Asheville, NC and has the following skills: Personal Fitness Trainer, Riverboard guide
Sports / Recreation, Health / Fitness
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Personal Fitness Trainer

Category: Health / Fitness
If you aren't getting the results out of your current diet and fitness program, tired of going to the gym, looking for a fitness program that you can take on the go when traveling, or simply want to learn how to incorporate body weight calisthenics into your current weight training program, then I can help you. I'll teach you exercises that require minimum or no equipment and allow you to use your body weight as resistance. You'll feel the benefits as you begin to strengthen stabilizer muscles that you might not have worked before with conventional training.
Relevant Education / Credentials
ISSA Personal Fitness Trainer Level 1-home course certification 14 years of personal exercise experience. 8 years of experience as a fitness trainer. professional athlete. 3 years of personal experience performing body weight calisthenics.
Years Experience: 3

Riverboard guide

Category: Sports / Recreation
Water is powerful, invigorating, and refreshing, and experiencing whitewater as it crashes down the mountains and over rocks in the riverbed is a great thrill and challenge. Some prefer to kayak or raft, but I'd rather experience it at face level. Bring your friends and a go for it attitude and come with me down the river. I'll outfit you with a riverboard, helmet, wetsuit, knee pads, pfd, and fins and introduce you to this exhilarating sport. Riverboarding involves laying on your stomach and swimming down the river on a specially designed board (picture a beefed up bodyboard). It is basically bodyboarding meets whitewater. It can be as safe or extreme as you choose, and contrary to perception is actually very safe because of all the safety gear that you wear to be prepare to be in the water the entire time. Other whitewater sports let you sit above the water. Riverboarding lets you be in the water. Come see and feel the difference with Appalachian Riverboard Company.
Relevant Education / Credentials
RRC (River Rescue Certification) by Sierra Rescue 7 years of personal riverboarding experience 6 years of guiding experience
Years Experience: 6