· NBC 6’s Julia Bagg shows us how one Broward County native is attempting to go from Cuba to Key West this summer – and become the first woman to accomplish the feat on a paddle board.
In early August 2013, a Tennessean named Ben Friberg landed on Key West’s Smathers Beach, successfully completing a 111-mile standup paddleboard journey that began at Cuba’s Marina Hemingway. Ben, a 35-year-old Chattanooga musician, made it to Key West 28 hours and 6 minutes after leaving the marina near Havana – an almost unbelievable length of [.]
US paddle boarder from Tennessee, Benjamin Schiller Friberg paddles in the open sea of the Straits of Florida, between Cuba and US on Friday. A 35-year-old jazz musician has laid claim to being.
"We will be the first three girl relay to ever even paddle from Cuba, on land, finishing in Key West on land." said Aguilar. Starting in Havana’s Hemingway Marina on Thursday (June 8), Spector took.
South Florida standup paddleboarder Victoria Burgess will attempt to paddle across the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West. Dubed the Chica Libre SUP Crossing, the world record attempt as the.
· A U.S. woman set out Tuesday from Havana on a stand-up paddleboard hoping to reach key west in a quest she said was based partly on the hope of promoting amity between her country and the Caribbean island. Victoria Burgess – who is the first woman to ever attempt the feat – left early Tuesday morning from Cuba’s Hemingway Marina.
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A compilation of photos and videos I took during first leg of standup paddleboard trip. Sailed from Key West to Havanna, Cuba on Capt. Bob Olin’s Sunluver Catamaran, stayed in Havana for a few days before paddling back to Key West, FL.
Come June, the Pompano Beach Fire Dept. veteran plans to attempt what no woman has ever done before – paddleboard from Cuba to Key West. A South Florida athlete is balancing her day job with.
Last year, she was undermined by stinging jellyfish and wicked ocean currents. This time around, it was all smooth paddling. cynthia aguilar, a Miami Beach lifeguard featured in our November People.