"None of the three kayakers, who were in their mid-20s, were wearing their life preservers."
Read more about it here.
I still don't understand why people go out on the water, especially a big river, without wearing PFD's. Moving water is one of the most powerful forces on this planet. A pleasant afternoon outing can turn into a life-and-death struggle in a matter of seconds.
No one gets in any of my kayaks without one.
My daughters (with PFDs) on the Susquehanna.
A safe ( and happy ) kayaker.
My sister garbed in a stylish (?) PFD.
The Blogfather himself wearing a monster PFD.