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2014-07-16 08:25:34

Wahine Classic kicks off week of surf contests, camps WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the shores of the nationally ranked surf town in some of the country's cleanest ocean waters, more than 100 female surfers from New York to Florida will compete in shortboard, longboard and standup paddleboard heats during the Wahine Classic in Wrightsville Beach, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127254 Photo -...

2014-03-19 08:26:44

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring one of the toughest, technically elite courses in the world, the fourth annual Carolina Cup is expected to attract more than 700 paddlers to Wrightsville Beach, April 23-27. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/PH85971-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/PH85971-b Catering to a roster of SUP professionals, the Carolina Cup is the first large international race after the winter...

2014-02-25 08:27:43

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stability and speed, agility and endurance, on the water and on the sand, will determine the winners of the 5(th) annual Wrightsville Beach Biathlon when the two sports converge on Saturday, March 22. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/PH71130-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/PH71130-b) "This race is a good warm-up after a long, cold winter," said Jarrod Covington, Wrightsville Beach...

2013-02-23 23:03:06

Wrightsville Beach Biathlon seeks best Runners and Stand Up Paddleboarders for Masonboro Trophy competition benefiting SUP Cleanup. Wrightsville Beach, N.C. (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Four miles running the surf. Four miles stand up paddleboarding the sound. Relay team time to beat: 1 hour, 13 minutes 40 seconds. Jason St. Clair, event chairman, today announced call for entries to find the fastest Run/SUP relay teams in the nation for the 2013 Wrightsville Beach Biathlon. This year's race is...

2008-07-29 18:00:30

By Wade Rawlins, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 29--Visitors to North Carolina beaches are swimming at some of the cleanest beaches in the nation according to the annual survey of water quality at public beaches released Tuesday. Nancy Stoner, director of the clean water project for the Natural Resources Defense Council, which compiles the report, said only 1 percent of water samples collected at North Carolilna beaches exceeded the bacterial standards last year. Of 240...

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 21--WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- The interlopers stepped up their pace when they recognized they had been spotted taking a shortcut through the bird preserve at the north end of this barrier island. But they couldn't move fast enough before they were intercepted by Angela Mangiameli, a conservation biologist with Audubon North Carolina. "They said they were sorry, that they didn't want to walk around," Mangiameli said as she returned to...


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