Veteran racer takes on Missouri River for first time

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 12:18 a.m. CDT, Thursday, August 6, 2009

COLUMBIA – Cami Ronchetto carefully scans the floor of her garage. Small boxes of crackers, 15 gallons of water, maps and other items are spread across the floor on three large gray towels. She organizes the items and makes sure she has everything she needs for the long journey ahead.