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Age:rodney

48

Years Paddled:

2013

Family:

Me and my wife Candace were High School
sweethearts and have now been married for 25 years. We have 2 boys,
Garrett (24 yrs old) who is An NCSU Graduate, and Chase (14 yrs old)
who is a freshman at North Johnston High School. We do alot together as a
family with most of it being outdoors.

Where he’s from:

I was born and raised in rural Johnston County and still live on
our family farm outside of Kenly NC.

Education:

NJHS 1983…….JCC 1985 

Work:

Project Engineer at NCDOT Raleigh,NC.   Been there for 18 years now.

What has influenced his life:

My dad died in 2007 from Cancer at the age of 64 (6 months from retirement). Made me realize how short life really is and to enjoy everyday of it to the fullest.

Fun Fact:

I enjoy alot of outdoor activities including 4 wheeling, hunting, fishing, and trapping.

Essential Paddling Gear:

Wilderness Systems Tsunami (14’), Werner paddles, V8 PFD, and sturdy dry bags to keep all my gear dry.

In his own words:

I’m paddling in memory of my dad, Cecil Stancil and in honor of other family members who are cancer survivors. I’m paddling to help raise awareness and to raise money to go towards cancer research to hopefully find a cure.

 

 

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