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Luke and the UCSC surf team go to the surf ranch

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Luke and the UCSC surf team go to the Surf Ranch NVS: How'd you end up getting invited to the pool?Luke Sampiere: The WSL put together a fantasy league for colleges with surf teams, with the prize for winning was getting to go to the Surf ranchNVS: How many teams were competing?LS: I think 15 or soNVS: How close was the competition for first?LS: It was very close, Berkeley got into an early lead and we slowly came back and only took the the lead in during the quarterfinals of the pipe masters (the last event)NVS: How many people were on the UCSC team?LS: There were over...

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Talking Big Waves with Dylan Cotton

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Dylan Cotton - Big Wave TrainingWith some serious swell coming to HI we sat down with NVS team rider and big wave charger Dylan Cotton to talk about surfing big waves.NVS: Hey Dylan, thanks for sitting down with us.  Did you happen to catch any of the swell the rolled through during the Pea’hi contest?Dylan Cotton: Yeah I️ went to Waimea on Saturday but Friday was better. Couldn’t go cuz I️ had class all day though. Went west and was super fun and ripableNVS: Right on!  What turned you on to big waves?DC: The Wedge, in particular April 27th, 2014,...

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NVS Team Rider - Dylan Cotton

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Name: Dylan Cotton Age: 18 Years Surfing: 5 Board Setup(s): 5'6, 5'8, 6'0, 6'4, 6'7, 8'6, 10'8 Fin Setup(s): JL Thrusters, Bronn Quads Sponsors: Labreau Surfboards, Surfside Sports, NVS Home break: Newport Beach Favorite surf spot: Rocky Point Favorite pro surfer: Mason Ho Dream surf trip: Maui Something most people don't know about you: I can make minute rice in 58 seconds. Favorite pre surf jam: Kevin Gates Favorite surf lingo/quote: If its wet, were getting in it.  Go to post surf meal: Cereal Goofy or Regular: Goofy How do you describe surfing to someone who doesn't surf? I cant. You just gotta do it and see what all the hype is about. 

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California Prop 65: a Deceptive Ploy to Undermine the Plastic Bag Ban!

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California has two ballot measures regarding single use plastic bags: Prop 67 and Prop 65.For those interested in moving away from the our dependence upon single use plastics, the only way to vote is:YES on 67, NO on 65!Here's why...In 2014 Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 270, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.  Within days of the new law's passage, numerous out-of-state plastic bag corporations backed by millions in political spending managed to freeze the implementation of SB 270 by forcing a statewide referendum on the law.  So simply put;  proposition 67 is a referendum on the law; with a “yes”...

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NVS Team Rider - Tiare Thompson

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Name (Nickname):Tiare Nicole Thompson (TNT) Age:16Years Surfing:12Board Setup(s):5'7" R. Yes Thanks, 5'7" Swallow Tail custom, 5'7" Beach Break Groovler, 5'10" Rusty Enough Said and an 8'0" rounded pin tail Fin Setup(s): Everyday Fins are the 5.2's and JL's on the step up. Sponsors: California Pizza Kitchen, Rusty Surfboards, Rusty America Clothing, Matuse, Sector 9, Sun Bum, Jo Ropers Ding RepairHome break: WindanSea Favorite surf spot: Blacks and WindanSea Favorite pro surfer(s): Kelly Slater and Bethany Hamilton Dream surf trip: Australia Other hobbies/passions: Surfing, Bike riding, and Lucid dreaming Something most people don't know about you: I attend my public Local High School, 5 days a week Favorite pre surf jam: Cant Stop the Feeling by Justin Timerblake Favorite surf lingo/quote: No trip...

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