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Only 2 Days Left to Bid on Shark Skateboards

Remember the awesome shark skateboards that are up for bids to benefit Oceana? I told you about them a few weeks ago, and the online auction is ending this Thursday, so if you want to get your hands on one, don't dawdle.

There are some rad boards up for bids, and even if you aren't a skater, these would make cool gifts or wall art  -- and give you major cool points.

Bid now and help us protect sharks!


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Ali Stephens Hosts 'Ride the Wave'

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Utah isn’t exactly synonymous with ocean conservation. Or so you thought.

On Tuesday, World Oceans Day, I represented Oceana at Ride the Wave, a skateboarding event in Salt Lake City hosted by Utah native supermodel Ali Stephens and her mother Julie Stephens (pictured here towering over me.) T-shirts designed for the event were sold for Oceana’s benefit.

As the sun set over the mountains surrounding the city, several bands played while professional skateboarders ollied, grinded and kickflipped to the audience’s delight. (Yes, I may have just googled “skateboarding terminology.”)


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