“One big dream” conjured up between two hiking and kayaking enthusiasts along the Appalachian Trail almost two years ago led to “One incredible journey” as described by Brad Tallent, of Dayton, and his kayaking partner Austin Graham, of Baton Rouge, La.
In true pioneer spirit, Tallent (a.k.a. Captain Patch) and Graham (a.k.a. Caveman) dared to kayak from the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, and they succeeded, setting sail from Nova Scotia on June 16, 2013, and landing in Gulfport, Miss., on Saturday, Jan. 18.
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