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Extreme Kayaker Dies 2 Days After Showtime Profile

Andrews, North Carolinian kayaker Shannon Christy, 23, was recently profiled on Showtime’s “60 Minutes Sports,” on the Great Falls of the Potomac River, 14 miles upstream from Washington, D.C. Two days later, on July 11th, Christy drowned during a run through the “Five Fingers” of the falls, said to be the one of the steepest drops in the world. Sadly, …

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