Yes, you may have noticed that I'm a bit of a geek. So just for fun I googled "william shatner kayak." He's an outdoorsy type, I might get an interesting hit or two. But I found something crazy right off the top. Here's a clip from 1978, a Battle of the Network Stars segment showing a kayak relay race featuring such stars as Richard Hatch, David Letterman, and The Shat himself. And the race is called by Howard Cosell. How's that for a peek at a bygone era?
Here's the clip -- enjoy: