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World's toughest canoe race begins in Devizes

18 April 2014 Last updated at 16:38 BST

The world's toughest canoe race has begun in Wiltshire.

Hundreds of canoeists and kayakers are taking part in the Devizes to Westminster race.

For the next four days 650 people will be paddling the 125-mile route.

The start of the race was delayed after a man's body was found in the Kennet and Avon Canal at Devizes.

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