Student Entrepreneur Changes how Surfers Shop

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Richmond has fantastic whitewater on the James River, but one doesn’t think of it as a surfer’s paradise. Many folks in Central Virginia, however, often make the quick trek to the coast to score some Atlantic waves. One VCU student, challenged when buying and selling used boards, came up with a creative startup certain to juice up local surfers. Read about Tony Cannella here.