Extreme kayaker profiled by '60 Minutes' just days before death

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by CBS News

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Posted on October 2, 2013 at 1:05 PM

The Potomac River has some of the most extreme rapids that only expert kayakers can run. "60 Minutes Sports" correspondent David Martin recently followed Shannon Christy, a young kayaker, as she prepared to run the falls in a race. However, just two days before the competition, Christy died in a practice run. For more on this story, watch Martin's full report on the "60 Minutes Sport on Showtime" on Wednesday night.

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