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VIDEO: Guided missile

The bravest of Grand Canyon tourists sign up for a guided tour riding the rapid at Lava Falls, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “fastest navigable white-water stretch in North America” and producing churning water speeds approaching 30 mph.

The guides there are among the best — but nobody’s perfect.

We found this video of a guide warning his clients to “dig hard” for an especially tough passage just before he and his raft became separated.

The guide went into the drink, but he was able climb back into the boat and continue, leading like a pro.