KNOXVILLE, TN (WBIR) Sunday, a group of jet skiers will begin their journey to travel across almost the entire length of the Tennessee River.

The group will leave Knoxville, travel through Alabama and Mississippi before reaching their final destination 600 river miles away in Buchannon, Tennessee.

Knoxville resident Dennis Beckley has taken part in the Tennessee River 600 for 17 years.

"We're just a group of people, enthusiasts who love getting out and seeing the scenery on the water," he said.

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