A competitive beardsmith’s greatest hits

IT professional Chad Roberts shows how he puts his best faces forward
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A hair-raising hobby

Chad Roberts, president and founder of the RVA Beard League in Richmond, Va., takes “competitive bearding” as seriously as he does his day job, which is Windows Server/Exchange administrator in the network/systems group of the Berkshire Hathaway Media Group. “Day to day having a big beard is no problem,” he says in a Buzzblog Q&A. “If I need to open up a server and take a look inside, I'll just tuck my beard into my dress shirt between the buttons, like a tie at a luncheon. It stays put and out of the way.” Winner of numerous awards, here’s a collection of some of Roberts’ greatest beard hits.

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