He should come to Animas River days and do the town run Down river race, I'd put up some money that he will get beat by at least (2) people in Durango, most likely about 5.
The boats are longer and the paddles look wierd.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure. - Helen Keller