The Spark For Artistic, Eco-Friendly Paddle Boards in Petoskey

It was a crystal, flat day on Lake Michigan that sparked Jason Thelen’s hands and heart.

Now captive by his experience, The Petoskey resident works to create functional, wooden pieces of art so others can feel the same thrill of open water on a paddleboard.

Watch as Creative Intern Liam Kaiser helps viewers enter into the quiet joy of paddle boarding Lake Michigan—the same experience that inspired Thelen to start the eco-friendly, homegrown company of Little Bay Boards in Petoskey.

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