August 23: Coan River Marina to Smith Point Marina

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 9:39am

Day 08 - Surf’s up on the Potomac!

Winds were so bad today that Whit and Joe encountered 2ft waves on their paddle! No worries, Joe will just surf them.

Tomorrow, Whit and Joe will undertake their longest river crossing on the widest part of the Potomac River from Smith Point Marina to Point Lookout. A couple of nights ago, Joe confessed that he was a bit nervous about it. Joe tries out surfing!

“You can’t see the other side. You just have trust the compass. But once we get there, it’ll be a great finale! We’ll like we really did something,” Joe said.

Check back for details about Day 8 and for the epic conclusion of their big river crossing tomorrow.