$1.5 million buys the ‘ultimate ride’

million_dollar_wooden_surfboardA master surfboard maker has sold a handcrafted board to a New Zealand buyer for a staggering $1.5 million.
Roy Stuart, from Putaruru in Waikato, has been crafting wooden boards in his workshop, refining designs and striving for “the ultimate ride” for the past two decades.  For 14 years, he camped without power or running water, “just a wood stove, eight kids, three dogs, and two cats”.  But all the while, he was doing what he loved in pursuit of perfection. Now, it’s all paid off.   More. . . . .

Author: kiwozikonnections

I am more fortunate than 500 million people in the world - I've never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation. I am richer than 75% of this world - I have food in my refrigerator, clothes on my back, a roof overhead and a place to sleep. I am among the top 8% of the world's wealthy - I have a little money in my wallet, and spare change in a dish someplace .

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