New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gets ready to compete against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Monday, July 22 in the Hamilton County town of Indian Lake during the Adirondack Challenge. Cuomo’s team won the whitewater rafting race against the mayor’s team on the Indian River. The spectacle was covered by media from across the state, including North Country Public Radio reporter Brian Mann, of Saranac Lake, seen here on shore (far right) holding a digital recorder. Cuomo’s team also won the Adirondack Challenge race on July 21.
Photo by Nancy Frasier.
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Each team of six was guided by a New York state licensed guide from companies in the Hudson River Professional Outfitters Association. The Governor’s Team was guided by Bone Bayse, of Beaver Brook Outfitters, on July 21 and on July 22 when they raced against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Team. Team Cuomo beat Team Bloomberg by 18 seconds.