All In: Adventurer Chris Bertish to discuss solo paddleboard trip across Atlantic Ocean

CARNELIAN BAY, Calif. – Adventurer, Surfing Legend, Ecopreneur, Filmmaker, Speaker, and Author Chris Bertish will be making his 2023 North American tour debut on Friday Aug. 4 from 6-8 p.m. at Tahoe Waterman’s Landing.

What does it take to endure more than 90 days on the sea alone? What is the mindset needed to overcome the impossible? Alone and unsupported, Bertish set out to prove his philosophy of going All In to turn the impossible into I’M-Possible.

Attendees will hear the first-hand account of being on a standup paddleboard on the ocean for 90+ days, a journey that began in Africa and ended in the Caribbean (4,050 continuous nautical miles).

During three months at sea alone, he was targeted by great white sharks, towed by a giant sea squid, capsized multiple times, narrowly avoided getting annihilated by ocean tankers in the middle of the pitch-black night, and surfed down 10-meter waves as challenging as anything he had faced previously (Bertish is a former Maverick Surfing Champion).

Bertish’ inspiring story is revealed in his latest book All In: The Atlantic Standup Paddle Crossing – 93 Days Alone at Sea which details his epic journey from South Africa to the Caribbean, establishing him as the world record holder for the longest journey on a paddleboard.

At the event, Bertish will answer questions, sign books, and auction off some of the gear he used on his epic journey.

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