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Next up – Country Music Star Kenny Chesney

Next up – Country Music Star Kenny Chesney

"These boards are unique because they are completely custom and hollow," Davis said.   "We do not use any foam on the insides of the board."Next up – Country music star Kenny Chesney and Trading Places star Ty Pennington. The two international celebrities are...

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Michigan Home & Lifestyle

Michigan Home & Lifestyle

Thanks to Candie Conat for featuring us in Michigan Home & Lifestyle!WRITER | CANDIE CONATPHOTOS | LITTLE BAY BOARDS Jason Thelen, the owner of Little Bay Boards, had no idea that by building his daughter one wooden paddleboard, he would end up launching a...

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Sterling Heights woodworking class making waves…

Sterling Heights woodworking class making waves…

A couple years ago we “threw a rock” now we get to watch all the ripples! Sterling Heights woodworking class making waves with celebrities, breaking stereotypes “What does billionaire Sir Richard Branson, actor Amy Smart, and Spanx founder Sara Blakely have in common?...

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Woodworkers make board for billionaire Branson

Woodworkers make board for billionaire Branson

Henry Ford II High School woodworking teacher Christopher Davis and his students present the paddleboard they are making for billionaire Richard Branson.By: Eric Czarnik | Sterling Heights Sentry | Published November 15, 2019 Student Sydney Szymanski works on the...

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Northern Express – LITTLE BAY BOARDS: WHO WANTS IN?

Northern Express – LITTLE BAY BOARDS: WHO WANTS IN?

Thanks to Ross Boissoneau for this great write up on Little Bay Boards…What dad hasn’t wanted to do something special for his child? Jason Thelen loved being on his standup paddleboard, so when his nine-year-old daughter asked for one too, he was happy to oblige. One...

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Henry Ford II woodworking program gets national recognition

Henry Ford II woodworking program gets national recognition

Summer breaks have been kind to the Henry Ford II woodworking program.  Last summer, Henry Ford II woodworking teacher Christopher Davis spent time at a Northern Michigan paddle board company and brought their unique process back to his students.  This summer, the...

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Junior Achievement launches entrepreneurship education program

Junior Achievement launches entrepreneurship education program

The goal of the program is to get young local entrepreneurs into classrooms to share their experiences and career paths with students. Jason Thelen of Little Bay Boards, Katie Potts of Petoskey Cheese, Cheryl Tallman of Fresh Baby, Emerson Meyer of The Waffle Cabin and Herb Carlson of SCORE were the first entrepreneurs to address the students and answer their questions.

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Board Stories

Wife gives husband surprise gift

These two wives and mothers wanted to show their appreciation for their wonderful husbands.  They decided it would be fun to surprise the man in their life with a surprise paddleboard gift.  Jason loves doing these surprise gift givings!Turns out these gifts provided...

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The Swamp Board

The Swamp Board

Originally built to be Jason’s personal ride. Built in: 2016 Weight: 26 lbs Jason found this wood in 2014. He saved it for two years before finally finding enough time to build this perfect ride. However, life happens and when he was nearing completion he found out...

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