Cumberland River challenges kayakers

October 6, 2014
Photo by David Cole The first annual Cumberland River canoe/kayak race began at the Knox/Bell County line and ended in Thompson Park in Barbourville.

Photo by David Cole
The first annual Cumberland River canoe/kayak race began at the Knox/Bell County line and ended in Thompson Park in Barbourville.

 

“Cumberland River Blues” music written and performed by Andy Messer


Slideshow photos by David Cole, Monica and Scot Clouse



Barbourville’s Adventure Tourism Committee held its first annual Cumberland River Challenge on Saturday, Oct.4. The event was a 15-mile canoe and kayak race where competitors put in the water at 11 a.m. at the Bell County lineand finished with the last boat crossing the finish line at 3:39 p.m. at Thompson Park in Barbourville.

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