PROFESSIONAL SPORTS—THE SAND-CASTLE CIRCUIT. Sand-castle tournaments go back a long way. This Wall Street Journal article by Joel Millman about sand sculptures begins with the Cannon Beach, Oregon sand-sculpting tournament—the 47th annual tournament. The article says that ” the sand-castle tour increasingly resembles the pro golf or tennis circuits, complete with grueling schedules.” There are professional sand-sculpture consultants, who are also teaching pros. The article cites one professional who expects to make $65,000 this year. The first prize at the U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition last year was $21,000.

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