Lou de la Aguilera - Team U.S. Century Bank
Team Position:Team Banquero
Conch Republic Navy Rank:Lieutenant
Years Paddled:Paddled the first few hours of Day One in 2012, 2013-2015 (full trip)
Family:My lovely and patient wife Marisa and two wonderful daughters, Victoria (Pooh) and Dani
Where he's from:Born in La Habana, Cuba (refugee) and have lived in Miami for the last 50 years.
Education:University of Miami, BA 1981
Work:CEO & President / U.S. Century Bank
Influences:My Family, The Good Book and Bruce Springsteen
Fun Facts:In 2005, I ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. I had an adrenaline high for 2 days.
Essential CAC Gear:His Boat - CRN Babalou and Life Insurance (I am a practical man):
Additional CAC Gear:Experienced Castaways Paddlers who know what they are doing.
How did you get involved with the CAC?:Out of fear of Carter Burrus. He hurt me as a kid and I figured he could do it again.
In his own words:"When I die, I want to go peacefully like my grandfather did: in his sleep, not screaming like the passengers in his car."