CHICAGO (CBS) — Most people might not expect a surf shop in Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan.
“It’s kind of funny because they’ll come around the corner and have never seen our shop before… and they’ll say, ‘What is this?’ And there’s no waves.
“And you’ll hear one of our instructors say, ‘Well, there was waves on Tuesday or there’s gonna be waves then. You should’ve been out for that.”
Larry Scharmota is the owner of the Chicago Surf Shop at Montrose Beach.
His instructors Darryn Manley, Jesse Flores and Danielle Dobias teach people on land to surf, using the Ripsurfer.