Girl With Surf Board
GAWANA, June 9th. /Corr. TASS Andrei Bekrenev/. Three Americans decided to try to set a record and three times cross the Florid Strait that divides Cuba and the U.S. on one surf board using the spring to move.
According to Prens Latina's agency, girls started on Thursday from the Marina Hemingway yacht club in the west of the Cuban capital. They're planning to complete their journey in the city of Ki West in Florida. Over the distance of 180 km of athletes is calculated from 20 to 25 hours. In the way, the girl will change every two hours, one of them will be the Greeks on the board, the other two will rest on the kataran, which will accompany them throughout the journey.
The first person in the world who crossed the Florid Strait on a surf board became American Ben Fraiberg in 2013, he overshadowed the distance in 28 hours. Three on one board. surfing Straits haven't crossed yet.
"We are doing this journey for peace and understanding between the peoples of Cuba and the United States. In addition, in this way we want to raise funds to help cancer patients and disabled sportsmen, one of the swimming parties, the 33-year-old Cynthia Aguilar, whose grandmother was born in Cuba. Cynthia works as a savior at the beach in Miami, and her companions are teachers at school.
It's almost impossible to get from Cuba to the United States for a large number of sharks and strong currents. The only person who managed to do so without a special antique cell was four years ago, the American swimmer Diane Nyad, who, aged 64, passed away in 53 hours without a single stop.
Since Havana and Washington started the normalization process in December 2014, contacts between Cuba and the United States have increased significantly. In particular, sail races from one country to another resumed. For example, March of this year was the first time in almost 60 years, since the victory on the island of the Revolution led by Fidel Castro in 1959, the regat between American Saint Petersberg and Havana.