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Ken Streater’s Good Change Podcast Interviews William McGinnis

Pondering Leadership, Writing, and the Beauty of Life’s Voyage a Conversation with William McGinnis In 1975, William “Bill” McGinnis wrote the New York Times Bestseller, “Whitewater Rafting,” which has become the bible of boating wild rivers. After that, Bill created Whitewater Voyages, one of the most successful rafting companies on earth. It was founded on

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Interviews, Press Clippings|Comments Off on Ken Streater’s Good Change Podcast Interviews William McGinnis

Bill featured in CanoeKayak.com Legends of Rafting Article

Legends of Rafting: Bill McGinnis CanoeKayak.com  May 24, 2017 http://www.canoekayak.com/inflatables/legends-rafting-bill-mcginnis/ Interview by Tyler Williams // Portraits by Rommi Linnik Bill McGinnis helped take commercial boating from its crude roots to the polished professionalism it practices today. In 1975, McGinnis wrote Whitewater Rafting, the first source on the techniques of the sport. That same year,

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Bill McGinnis speaks at BAIPA Meeting

The Real Life of “Selfies” (Self-Publishers)—William McGinnis Tells His Story.   “A thing is only as complicated as the explanation of it” is an adage at the heart of success for Bill McGinnis in both writing and publishing his river adventure guide books and novels. His first book Whitewater Rafting was published in 1975 by the New York

By |January 5th, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Comments Off on Bill McGinnis speaks at BAIPA Meeting

Disaster on the Clearwater Pre-Orders Get Free Color Posters!

I welcome your suggestions re how I can best spread word of the approaching release (on Nov 5th) of the  short 99-cent ebook "Disaster on the Clearwater: A Real-Life Account of Rafting Beyond the Limit."  One idea I'm trying is giving free posters to everyone who emails me confirmation of their pre-order--here's the gist with

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: & Wild Plunges, Whimsical Plunges|Comments Off on Disaster on the Clearwater Pre-Orders Get Free Color Posters!

Rafting Technique: Punching Holes

By William McGinnis Adrenaline pumping, heart pounding, you speed down into huge holes alive with upwelling mountains of erupting white popcorn foam. The exploding foam overwhelms and stalls and knocks your boat for a loop, inundating your raft, slamming and lifting your bow paddlers. You yell, “Dig, dig, dig! Forward! Forward! Need ya now! Need

By |September 10th, 2015|Categories: Whitewater Rafting|Comments Off on Rafting Technique: Punching Holes