Communication Studies Alumnus Eric Abbott Breaks Paddleboarding Record and More
Friday, September 23, 2011
Eric Abbott '11 knows a thing or two about hard work. Just two months after graduating from USD with a degree in Communication Studies, the professional athlete took on the Stock Paddleboard World Championship—a 32-mile race from Molokai to Oahu—and won. What's more, he set a new world record, clocking in at an impressive 5 hours, 26 minutes. One month later, Abbott won the Catalina Classic, making him the fourth athlete in history to win both competitions back-to-back.
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