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Shaun Baker's 330cc Engine Gives Kick to the Traditional Kayak

By: Pat Coate - Published: • References: timesonline
You say skydiving, bungee-jumping and motocross just don't cut it for you any longer? Well, one thrill-seeking Brit has discovered a heart-pounder of an alternative.

Shaun Baker, world-class waterfall-kayaking champ and record holder, has invented the jet kayak. And, oh yeah--he plans to take it over Niagara Falls. Fun fact: No one in a kayak or canoe has ever survived the 167-foot ride down. Some little detail about always crashing into the rocks below. 

You know, I really just love a nice, quiet game of tennis--but braver souls than I are always on the lookout for a little more excitement, it seems.