Blockhead Samuel Bartel is brand new to the DN class. He’s a twenty-something university student that got a ride on a friend’s Nite and was instantly hooked. He wanted in.

It didn’t take long for Samuel to find a group of iceboaters to help him get started. He learned that it doesn’t have to be expensive. All you gotta do is tell an iceboater you’re interested, and you’ll be amazed what can happen.

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