KNAU and Arizona News
9:19 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Flagstaff Man Tries to Break Colorado River Running Record

While most of us were sleeping last night, a Flagstaff man was out to break a record.

Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
Credit Marcin Klapczynski, 2004

Harlan Taney wants to make the fastest trip through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River.

He hopes to do the 270 mile journey in 24 hours.

We caught up with Taney yesterday when he was driving up to Lee’s Ferry.