The Parting Shot for September 24, 2012
On September 24, 2011, over 2,200 paddlers showed up on the shores of the central Adirondack town of Inlet, New York (population, 400) to set a new Guinness World Record previously held by 1,619 boats in Pittsburgh. The official tally was 1,902 boats, forming the largest raft of canoes/kayaks in the world.
Photograph by Nancie Battaglia, Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
The event raised funds for Susan G. Komen, a grassroot organization raising money for the research and awareness of the prevention of breast cancer.