Crossing The Pacific: Paddleboarder makes record-setting journey


(KHNL) — An athlete from Spain made a record-breaking journey to Hawaii, after arriving to the islands by paddleboard.

Antonio De La Rosa, 42, began his journey in San Francisco on June 9.

On Saturday, he docked his vessel into the Waikiki Yacht Club, making him the first stand-up paddleboarder to cross the Pacific Ocean.

De La Rosa covered 2,500 miles of open ocean by himself, using wind currents and his muscles to get him to the islands.

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