Overheard: Ed Perlmutter Lathers a Snowboard

"We aren't afraid to try new things, and that has given us great traction."  

— Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., at a recent visit to Oz Snowboards in Wheat Ridge, Colo., where "the congressman lathered a board in Oz's environmentally friendly tree-sap resin and an epoxy, layered it with carbon fiber and affixed the custom top sheet," according to the Denver Post . Perlmutter was visiting as part of Tuesday's Startup Day Across America.