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Tyler Mayforth Texas Water Safari Canoe

June Means Teamwork, Texas Water Safari

June in San Marcos, Texas means two things: oppressive heat and the Texas Water Safari. I found out both of these things quickly at the start of my lengthy Texan stint. When temperatures soar past the 100-degree mark, locals take to the San Marcos River to float and hang out or they stay inside in…

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SBS: Enterprising the Texas Water Safari

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a series chronicling the story behind the stories I feel are some of my best. Here is a tale of how my involvement in the 2013 Texas Water Safari and the British reality TV show “Go Hard or Go Home” came about and turned into “Go Hard…

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Not Just The World’s Toughest Canoe Race

What’s in a nickname? Apparently everything for the Texas Water Safari. This 260-mile trek in the Lone Star State from San Marcos to Seadrift is affectionately dubbed “The World’s Toughest Canoe Race.” Each year hundreds of brave paddlers test their emotional, mental and physical fortitude in this truly life-changing event that gives contestants four days…

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