The Transylvania Times -

New Outdoors 'Czar' Visits Transylvania


March 8, 2018

Park Baker

David Knight (speaks with Mark Singleton, executive director of American Whitewater, during an informal meet and greet Tuesday at SylvanSport, in Brevard. Knight is the state's newly appointed director of outdoor industry.

David Knight, the state's newly appointed director of Outdoor Recreation, met Tuesday with local industry leaders and elected officials at SylvanSport, the makers of the popular GO trailer in Brevard.

Knight's position has been funded by the state legislature for two years, according to N.C. Rep. Chuck McGrady, who was in attendance. Knight's mission is to support and promote the outdoor industry, to attract these types of industry to North Carolina, and to tap into the market and social power of the outdoor industry and the people attracted to the lifestyle.

Knight has been on the j...

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