Western Intercollegiate Surfing Council (WISC)

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Surfing association formed in Los Angeles in 1966 to promote organized competition between college and university surf clubs; the first surf-based collegiate organization. The Western Intercollegiate Surfing Council (WISC) was conceived and developed by Jim Henry of Cal Western University (later renamed United States International University), Bill Prothero of UCSD, and Rus Calisch of UCLA; charte...

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