Written by Lucinda Hahn, this fabulous piece in the New York Times captures a trip to Northern Michigan so beautifully, and even features a visit to Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak.
…”Less gentle was the frigid water, which wouldn’t warm to swimsuit-worthy temperatures until July. I waded in to my knees, feeling my calves turn numb as a pro athlete’s in an ice bath. A more appealing way to enjoy the lake appeared when three standup paddle boarders glided by, silent as swans. Surfers, too, can be seen catching waves year round…”
Take a read!
“The Skrockis welcome people from around the world into a close-knit surfing community in the tiny Lake Michigan village of Empire, just like they’ve always belonged.”
Written by our dear friend and absolutely fluid writer Emily Hopcian, with photos by equally loved & talented Beth Price Photography, ‘Freshwater Family’ encompasses the history of Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak, and how our passion for freshwater & love for community has shaped our business, as well as our family.
Enjoy. And THANK YOU. Read ‘Freshwater Family’
The Weird Waves Podcast popped in the shop and sat down with Ella Skrocki to talk Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak, females in the water, and all things surf, safety, and enjoyment.
Surf Instructor, Reiss Skrocki takes a few students from the Leelanau School out for a lesson. Check out the video!