Paddleboarder Completes 111 Mile Journey From Cuba To Key West

Ben Friberg, left, paddles the last few yards to arrive in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, after completing a 111-mile paddleboarding from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes.  (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
KWP01 Ben Friberg, left, paddles the last few yards to arrive in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, after completing a 111-mile paddleboarding from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Ben Friberg paddles the last few yards to arrive in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, after completing an 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg, a Chattanooga, Tenn., musician, finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes.  (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
KWP03 Ben Friberg paddles the last few yards to arrive in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, after completing an 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg, a Chattanooga, Tenn., musician, finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Ben Friberg, left, is helped to shore by Ruth Holland after arriving in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, following an 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg, a Chattanooga, Tenn., musician, finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes.  (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
KWP04 Ben Friberg, left, is helped to shore by Ruth Holland after arriving in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, following an 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg, a Chattanooga, Tenn., musician, finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Ben Friberg, right, is hugged by Ruth Holland after arriving in Key West, Fla.,  Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, following a 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg, a Chattanooga, Tenn., musician, finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes.  (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
KWP02 Ben Friberg, right, is hugged by Ruth Holland after arriving in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, following a 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Friberg, a Chattanooga, Tenn., musician, finished the trip from Marina Hemingway near Havana to Key West's Smathers Beach in 28 hours and 6 minutes. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
A tired Ben Friberg, left, rests after arriving in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, following an 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. At right is the Chattanooga, Tenn., musician's father, Russell Friberg.  (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
KWP05 A tired Ben Friberg, left, rests after arriving in Key West, Fla., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, following an 111-mile paddleboarding voyage from Cuba across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. At right is the Chattanooga, Tenn., musician's father, Russell Friberg. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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