Cairo to the Gulf (click on picture to enlarge)

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Monday, July 19, 2010

Done!

Aaron and Jake put in a marathon canoe session to end the trip.  They spent 26 continuous hours in the canoe cranking out 81 incredible miles since Sunday morning.  They paddled until 1:00 a..m., slept until 5:00 a.m. and canoed again until 9:30 a.m.  They were not able to reach mile 0 because the Coast Guard informed them that no boats would be able to bring them back to Venice.  They reached mile 13, some 2239 miles total.Below is a picture of the conversation with the Coast Guard.

Keep checking the blog for more posts and new pictures.

Posted by Aaron's dad

9 comments:

  1. Colleen (Carol's friend)July 19, 2010 at 4:17 PM

    Congratulations Aaron & Jake...such an amazing accomplishment!!!!!

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  2. Linnaea ButterfieldJuly 20, 2010 at 6:10 AM

    I have loved this blog and will miss hearing about all your travails but I am glad you are done and safe. Now what Disney World? lol

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  3. It's a VERY happy day! Congratulations Aaron and Jake.

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  4. WooHoo...way to go! This is an amazing accomplishment by itself, but the fact that you two did this with the purpose of raising money to fight cancer (the Monster as I call it) shows what truely amazing men you are...THANK YOU!!!!

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  5. Congratulations Gentleman, excellent job!

    -Ken

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  6. Congratulations, what an accomplishment, have enjoyed following your adventure! My grandma is a 3X survivor, so thanks for your efforts!

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  7. Jake's uncle Steve ValloJuly 21, 2010 at 9:53 AM

    Congratulations on your awesome accomplishment.

    (wow all that way for some Andre')

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  8. Incredible!!!! Everyone at Duluth Pack is proud of you! Hope you can come up and share your stories with us soon! Now eat and get some rest!

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  9. Great job, guys. Thanks for sharing your journey!

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