A Dugger man along with his solo kayaking partner have been nominated for the 2104/2015 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year award.


Lonnie Bedwell along with Erik Weihenmayer, who are both blind adventurers, are nominated for the National Geographic award. In September, both Bedwell and Weihenmayer tackled solo kayaking the Grand Canyon, a total of 227 miles from Lee’s Ferry to Pierce Ferry.

The People’s Choice Adventurers of the Year award will be announced in February.

Cast your vote by visiting National Geographic Adventures of the Year link.