In 1999, Jamie Meiselman began the journey to build a wave pool for surfers, by surfers. Raising capital and confidence in his vision, and fueled by kiwi Ph. D's artificial reef dreams and a solid business model, he broke ground in Orlando in 2005. What follows is a tale of forces pulling the idea apart at the seams, literally. Also, Jamie recounts his vision for better and heat-moldable booties and gloves, give rise to his new company, Solite Innovations.