River Gods: Welcome to the Wild West of Surfing

What do you do when you want to ride the waves, but you live in a landlocked state? You head to the river. Missoula, Montana might be the last place you’d expect to find a vibrant surfing community, but that’s exactly where Strongwater Surf Shop owner Kevin Benhardt Brown and his friends spend their days. Take me to the river!


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