Cuba to Key West — by paddleboard

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Casual standup paddleboarders might love the activity, but a 35-year-old enthusiast took it to another level on Saturday by traversing the 90 mile stretch between Cuba and Key West.

The trip took a little more than 28 hours.

Ben Friberg, a musician from Chattanooga, Tenn., is believed to be the first person to have made the journey.

When only 15 miles away Sam Silvey, a local adventurer, who is documenting the trip, said, "He's hurting but it looks like he will make it."

Click here for a report by WDEF News and click here for a report by the Times Free Press.