Michael Tavares, a member of Boardworks Surf, makes waves (or, more accurately, rides them) near Glenwood Springs. Not hindered by the tides, Tavares navigates on his custom river surf board made by Salida-based Badfish SUP. —Derek Kessinger
July 10 2014, 8:30 AM
—Courtesy of Carve Surfboards
The scent of cut wood and a cloud of sawdust fill the air at Lyons’ Carve Industries, where owner Ryan Witbeck sands a surfboard inlaid with red cedar. Three years ago, people might have justifiably called the now-38-year-old foolish for moving his custom surfboard shop from the U.S. Virgin Islands...