The Surf Industry Manufacturer Association's Waterman's Ball at the Laguna Niguel, Calif. Ritz Carlton, is like a wedding -- one where you chat with Rob Machado during cocktail hour and your great aunts are all Orange County cougars. Add to the sandy-feet-on-polished-floors vibe the fact that, when SIMA's Environmentalist of the Year was announced, it wasn't a bespectacled researcher or best-selling author striding to the podium. It was Dave Rastovich.
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