Chad 2009

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Chad Forbes

  • Nickname:

  • Team Position:

    Inverted Kayak Specialist
  • Conch Republic Navy Rank:

    Able Seaman
  • Years Paddled:

  • Age:

  • Family:

  • Where he's from:

    Miami, FL
  • Education:

    I went to the MAST Academy on Key Biscayne, where I saw the Ocean calling everyday. I Graduated from the Florida State University, with a degree in Graphic Design.
  • Work:

    Graphic Designer
  • Influences:

  • Fun Facts:

    Loves movie sagas.. Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, & The Godfather.
  • Essential CAC Gear:

    His Boat - Eagle: Handmade, wooden design.
  • Additional CAC Gear:

    Lots and lots of sunblock. Lucky hat. Alien.
  • How did you get involved with the CAC?:

    I heard about Pat doing the trip from the begining, and wanted to be a part of it. I have had a kayak for several years and used to canoe when I was younger, in Scouts. When the Castaways asked me to be on the Team, I was ecstatic.
  • In his own words:

    "It's a trip of a lifetime. It's for a great cause. It's a Challenge to see if I could do it."

Chad 2002