Solo Paddle Boarder Making World Record Canada-to-Mexico Trip for Charity
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July 19, 2014

One man is paddle boarding more than 1,400 miles from Canada to the Mexico border. That man is Will Schmidt.

The former U.S. Marine is making this trip to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Schmidt once suffered from severe depression and anxiety. He says paddle boarding was how he was able to gain a new lease on life and wants to help other current and former service members.

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