Brandon Nelson, Guinness Book of World Record Holder- The farthest distance canoed or kayaked on flat water in 24 hours. On Aug. 20-21, Nelson officially went 244.42 km (or 151.87 miles). Local legend and dynamic speaker, Brandon Nelson, talks about his experience training and ACCOMPLISHING his amazing feat! It’s not to be missed.
Filmed at the 2014 Recreation Northwest EXPO.
Read full story of his accomplishment on Bellingham Herald.com – Nelson’s marathon paddle certified as world record by GuinnessPhoto Bellingham Herald – Matt McDonald
As Executive Director of Recreation Northwest, Todd Elsworth promotes outdoor recreation and brings community together to enjoy, preserve and improve the places where we play. His decades of extensive event production, marketing and writing experience propel this passion. You might bump into him and his daughter Violet while they’re biking, hiking, paddling or skiing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.