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World-first as Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean Unaided on Paddle Board

March 09, 2017

World-first as Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean Unaided on Paddle Board

Chris Bertish who's journey began in Agadir, Morocco in December of 2016, has completed 4,500 unsupported nautical miles, in his custom made SUP vessel. An impressive and inspirational story and feat. 

World-first as Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean Unaided on Paddle Board

March 9, 2017

(CNN)South African watersport pro Chris Bertish has just nailed a world first: he's crossed the Atlantic solo, unassisted and unsupported, on a stand-up paddle board.

Yes, that's one of those surfboard-like contraptions you've probably fallen off on vacation. And yes, we mean the real, genuinely-ferocious ocean that's claimed sailors' lives since man first decided to strap wooden planks together and take to the seas.

 

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