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The Honolulu Advertiser
Updated at 4:44 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Web site names UC San Diego top surfing campus; UH fifth

Associated Press

SAN DIEGO The University of California, San Diego has been named the top campus in the nation for catching a wave.

The Web site surfline.com says the university's proximity and access to surf, most notably Black's Beach, its nationally ranked surf team, surf classes and collection of surfing professors and alumni put it at the top of the list, the school announced Tuesday.

UCSD was followed by UC Santa Cruz, California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, UC Santa Barbara, University of Hawaii, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, University of Rhode Island, Pepperdine University, Humboldt State University and the Florida Institute of Technology.


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