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Man paddleboards across the Pacific Ocean

Reference: Cottage Life

Paddle boarding across the lake on a calm day is a difficult enough endeavour. Now, imagine trying to paddle board 4,500 kilometres into prevailing winds and white-capped waves. Beginning on June 9, Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa spent 76 days, five hours, and twenty-two minutes paddling between San Francisco and Honolulu. He was alone the entire time.

“What it takes to do something like this is really special,” says Galen Licht, CEO of Sea Trek, a commercial sea kayaking business based in Sausalito, California. “A unique quality is required to be out on the water for 76 days solo, and I think part of it is just attitude.”...Read More