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Members of "The Crew," from left, Aaron Freedman, Darry Jackson and George Stovall (obscured) share a hug moments after paddling together off St. Petersburg on Friday (5/19/17) to honor late Tampa Bay Times Outdoors Editor Terry Tomalin. The trio accompanied Tomalin on many of his paddling adventures throughout Florida during his tenure at the Times. Tomalin died one year ago after suffering a heart attack. He was 55. Tomalin had been at the North Shore Aquatic Center in St. Petersburg with his 14-year-old son Kai; the two were taking a life guarding test together. He collapsed and never regained consciousness. The larger-than-life outdoors editor once lived with witch doctors in the wilds of Amazonia, sailed to Cuba, swam around Key West and traveled Florida and the world to take readers on extraordinary adventures.DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

Kayaking trip honors legacy of late Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin (w/video)

Before the sun rose Friday, Darry Jackson, Aaron Freedman and George Stovall gathered in Pinellas Point in St. Petersburg to pay tribute to late Tampa Bay Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin, who on May 19 last year died after suffering a heart attack at 55. "The crew," as the foursome was known, went on numerous k …

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