Canoe team led by man from Minneapolis sets world record for paddling Mississippi River
A four-man canoe team led by Scott Miller from Minneapolis, paddled the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico in 16 days and 20 hours. That set a new Guinness World Record.
Details: The team, which goes by Mississippi Speed Record, launched May 10 and finished the 2,300-mile journey May 27.
- Guinness confirmed this week they broke the record for fastest trip by a team.
Of note: Miller tried for the record back in 2021 but his team had to abandon their canoe in a storm near the gulf, according to the Star Tribune.
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