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Conlogue makes waves in competitions

Updated: September 30, 2008, 9:37 AM ET
By Brian A. Giuffra | ESPNRISE.com

Courtney Conlogue remembers everything slowing down at the 2006 Billabong Pro Maui as she flew down a 15-foot Hawaiian monster.

The face of the wave closed in. The bottom started to dredge out. The wind and water slapped her face. But none of that mattered -- all she wanted to do was survive.

Of course, what she wound up doing at the professional World Championship Tour event was announce her presence as the next big thing in surfing.

Conlogue, who was granted a wildcard ...

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