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Lou de la Aguilera - Team U.S. Century Bank

  • Nickname:

    El Toro
  • Team Position:

    Team Banquero
  • Conch Republic Navy Rank:

  • Years Paddled:

    Paddled the first few hours of Day One in 2012, 2013-2015 (full trip)
  • Age:

  • 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."

Lou -ElToro- 2013