Love and Longboard Across America (FL to CA)

My name is Daniel Ray Herman Jr, and I am longboard skateboarding from the coast of Miami Beach, FL to Baker Beach, San Francisco, CA in Jesus’ name. I am spreading the love he has given me with those I encounter. My cousin, Justin graciously paid off my college debt, and I sold my car to start this trip. I have also worked lots of construction jobs to fund this trip.

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My route will be roughly 3,700 miles! I have been planning it and praying about it since 2013. I have already made it half way! I’ve had many friends from back home ask if they could support me, so I made this GFM to allow people to give. I appreciate all donations. $2 will allow me to buy a small bag of trail mix. Everything helps!

I spend about $8 on each meal 3 times a day, and have to buy other supplies each day like $2 water, $2 power-aid, and $2 trail mix. I also have to purchase $10 toiletries, $7 socks, $60 shoes, $70 wheels, $25 bearings, $45 lightweight clothing, etc. I spend $70 a month for my phone, and have continued supporting 3 kids living in poverty in Uganda and the Dominican Republic (Miladys, Amos, and Prossy) which cost me $128 a month.

I sleep in a tent on the side of the road unless I have money for an $40 AirB&B or a host in a town through the Couchsurfing app which is free. I have made so many friends along the way, and have had some wild experiences.

**Just want to let you know that I get unlimited free flights for 2019 thanks to my sister who works for United, so I am not using any of your donations to purchase these flight tickets.

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Daniel Ray Herman Jr. 
Greenville, SC
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