Author Topic: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish  (Read 7542 times)

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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #75 on: March 09, 2017, 06:05:54 AM »
Just think about it....93 days out there in the ocean...essentially paddling a marathon 40 miles every day !!!

Guy's a beast !!

Hope he sleeps for a week and eats like a king !!!!!!
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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #76 on: March 09, 2017, 06:14:38 AM »
YEA CHRIS !!!
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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #77 on: March 09, 2017, 06:15:30 AM »
Wow!

"Bertish stroked into Antigua’s English Harbour to complete a historic crossing that has covered an unbelievable 4050 miles"   Unassisted!
 

http://www.supthemag.com/news/transatlantic-crossing-complete-chris-bertish-lands-antigua/#fWwcp7mFKmUEwzkE.99


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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #78 on: March 09, 2017, 06:22:53 AM »
Damn......amazing
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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #79 on: March 09, 2017, 06:39:31 AM »
So glad he made it. The start looked pretty tricky, must not have been fun to have one's food swamped at the start of a voyage like this. Could have gotten tricky at any moment.

Congrats, Chris!

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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #80 on: March 09, 2017, 06:50:22 AM »
SUPthemag will probably slap the expedition of the year title on that, but this is
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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #81 on: March 09, 2017, 07:12:42 AM »
His website is on a whole different level... of total disaster. So many things wrong with it but mainly, very time I go there I wade around in crap that doesn't work and can;t find the info I need.

Why the hell aren't they live streaming via Youtube his arrival?

Searched. Didn't find. BAM, that's it. Next. The modern attention span.

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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #82 on: March 09, 2017, 07:37:39 AM »
Yugi it was covered live on Facebook by a few folks (SuptheMag) had a cool live feed all way in plus his enjoying a burger and beer.
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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #83 on: March 09, 2017, 07:50:09 AM »
Just imagine the severe case of "dock rock" he's gonna have!!!!  Especially after a beer or two...he'll be grabbing for stable objects left and right even when sitting in a nice comfy lazyboy!!!  My longest underway period is 45 days and that was on a ship and "dock rock" could get pretty intense!

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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #84 on: March 09, 2017, 08:19:34 AM »
Looks like a bunch of the Half Moon Bay crowd were there to greet Chris.  Facebook shows Jeff Clark and Brian Overfelt giving him big hugs upon arrival.

You may, or may not remember, that Chris won the Mavericks competition in 2010.  2010 had the biggest waves ever competed in at Mavericks which at that time meant the biggest waves ever competed in the world - EVER! (This was pre Nazarre, pre Peahi . . )

There were a bunch of local fundraisers for Chris and I am glad he made it.   I am sure more photos and morning news shows to come on his remarkable accomplishment.   

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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #85 on: March 09, 2017, 09:00:30 AM »
it's  amazing   that  there  are  few news  reports  on this  outside  of  water  sports  related  reporters

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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #86 on: March 09, 2017, 03:41:28 PM »
I bet he's trashed. It'll probably take him a month or two to recover and adjust. That was an incredible achievement. Someone will surf a bigger wave, but I bet it will be a long time before some else tries to cross the Atlantic ocean using a KeNalu paddle ;D
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Re: The SUP Crossing - Chris Bertish
« Reply #87 on: March 09, 2017, 04:23:12 PM »
remarkable!

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