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Black River Kayakathon

Photo courtesy Lorain365

Photo courtesy Lorain365

The 5th Annual Black River Kayakathon was held Saturday, August 8, 2015.  Col. Nahorn participated in the race, representing West River Paddle Sports in Vermilion.  He currently serves as naturalist and a kayak tour guide at West River.

In the race, Col. Nahorn represented West River Paddle Sports in Vermilion.

In the race, Col. Nahorn represented West River Paddle Sports in Vermilion.

In the race category, he participated in the 6-mile race, which proceeded from Grumpy’s Boat Launch up-river, past Bungart Island, turning around, then back to Grumpy’s.  In a little over an hour, Col. Nahorn was able to complete the race, earning second place in his division.

Col. Nahorn and friend Chris Nechols participated in the annual race.

Col. Nahorn and friend Chris Nechols participated in the annual race.

Matt and Chris beginning the race.

Matt and Chris beginning the race.

Col. Nahorn with his parents after the race.  He won 2nd place in his division.

Col. Nahorn with his parents after the race. He won 2nd place in his division.