Riding the waves of success 

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With that behind her, the future looks bright. It will look even brighter from the shores of Namotu Island in Fiji, a surf resort where only 18 people are allowed on the island at one time to surf.

There she will spend 10 days in July riding the waves with her fiancé over coral reef, in addition to getting married.

Being able to show people what surfing is all about is the best way to make a living she said.

Back at the store, salt in hair, wetsuits off, some students were still exhilarated – who would have guessed there was something just as good as skiing?

McGowan was getting ready to take out a mother/daughter lesson. Munching on a granola bar, she mused over the perfect ride.

"I think a perfect wave is one where you’re just performing well, having fun."

For more information about Surf Sister call 1-877-724-SURF or visit www.surfsister.com.

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