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About The Name "Proteus": Proteus, pronounced pro-te-us,  is an oceanic bodies god in Greek Mythology. He is known for "elusive sea change", which suggests the constantly changing nature of the sea or the liquid quality of water in general. The "elusive change of the sea" Proteus is known for corresponds to our logo which represent a breaking wave. 

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  Before you become one of these people, allow us to educate you and then you can decide whether fresh water surfing is “real” or not. Its true that the average wave height on the coast of Lake Michigan is only 1-2 feet. Sure, the water temperature never exceeds 70. And sure, there is no tide schedule and the weather patterns are completely unpredictable. But this just makes surfing the glacier-formed beauty we call Lake Michigan a real commitment.   To truly enjoy his hobby, the Lake Michigan surfer must always remain prepared and vigilant; surfing the lake is not for the faint of...

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