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Cynthia Aguilar paddles for charity

Lifeguard rides from Cuba to Key West

Originally Published: June 27, 2011
By Whitney Holtzman

Just 14 miles off the coast of Cuba Cynthia Aguilar, 27, hopped on her prone paddleboard and headed toward Florida. Twenty-nine hours, 12 minutes and 55 seconds later, Aguilar safely arrived on the shores of Key West.

espnW: Why that particular route?

Cynthia Aguilar: No one has ever gone from Cuba to Key West solo on a prone paddleboard. The route itself is just a landmark, like crossing the English Channel.

espnW: What exactly is a prone paddleboard?

CA: It's ...

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