Great Falls Race at Potomac River Festival (PHOTOS)

kayak1The 26th annual Great Falls Race took place on July 5 at the Potomac River Festival and what a beautiful summer day it was to watch this competition.

This downriver race is described as a quick, adrenaline-packed descent of 60 vertical feet through the Potomac’s spectacular class V+ Great Falls.

On this day, spectators could watch top kayakers from around the nation dash down the falls and compete for the Great Falls Race trophy.

See photos below:

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