Guinness Agrees That 269 Miles is a Long Way to Kayak in 24 Hours [Marathon Paddling]

Friday, 29 October 2010

Guinness Record Attempt - Photo Credit: Andy Corra

Long distance kayaker, Andy Corra has officially been certified by Guinness as the official record holder for the longest distance in a canoe or kayak in a 24 hour period.

Back on June Andy started in Whitehorse, Yukon in Canada and paddled 434.06 km (269.71 mi) before taking a break twenty four hours later.

The former record was 261 miles.

Guinness Record Certificate. Photo Credit: Andy Corra

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David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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