Great Lakes Pub Cruiser, The

UTR-Webmaster Episode 318, Episode 409

(616) 319-1199 www.greatlakespubcruiser.com What do you get when you combine people, pubs and peddling? You get a portable party that’s plenty of fun! The Great Lakes Pub Cruiser is like nothing we had ever seen before, and if you’re looking for a powerful good time, this one’s powered by people and pub juice. You read right, The Great Lake Pub …

Detroit Curling Club, The

UTR-Webmaster Episode 212, Episode 409

(248) 544-0635 1615 E. Lewiston, Ferndale, MI 48220 www.detroitcurlingclub.com The Detroit Curling Club is in Ferndale, Michigan, and that’s where we found tons of Americans playing this traditional Canadian sport. The club has been in existence for over 125 years, and believe it or not, the first record of people curling in the United States was on Orchard Lake in …

Ishpeming Ski Club

UTR-Webmaster Episode 211, Episode 409

P.O. Box 127, Ishpeming, MI 49849 www.ishskiclub.com Now, onto what brought us to Ishpeming in the first place. It’s the longest continually running ski club in the entire U.S. They call the Ishpeming Ski Club the birthplace of organized skiing in America, and there they have a monster ski jump affectionately called Suicide Hill. Since 1887, skiers and ski jumpers …

Third Coast Surf Shop

UTR-Webmaster Episode 202, Episode 409

(269) 932-4575 22 S. Smith St., New Buffalo, MI 49117 www.thirdcoastsurfshop.com Third Coast Surf Shop is a cool and funky sports store in New Buffalo where, believe it or not, they surf on Lake Michigan. That’s right, I said surf, and if there’s any other water sport that involves a paddle or a board, they’ll teach you how to do …

Port Austin Kayak and Bike Shop

UTR-Webmaster Episode 105, Episode 409

(989) 550-6651 119 E. Spring St., Port Austin, MI 48467 www.portaustinkayak.com Port Austin is quickly becoming one of the best places to kayak in the Midwest, so I met up with the man who could show me why. Chris Boyle owns the Port Austin Kayak and Bike Shop, and he rents everything from beginner kayaks to some pretty cool state-of-the …