Kansas City Pumpkin Boat Seeks Record Breaking Glory

Whenever you feel bad about not doing anything with your life . . . Remember that there's a guy earning accolades for riding a giant pumpkin and then that nap will feel even sweeter.

Take a peek . . .

"Wearing a wet suit to protect him from the chilly water and morning air, Keuny launched from Lewis and Clark Park at Kaw Point bound for Napoleon, Missouri. He estimated the journey would take around eight hours, putting him 38 miles downstream before sundown."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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