August 20, 1999 |
Wetsuits and Ties: In the old days, all you needed to surf was a good board and a decent wave. But in today's global economy--with corporate downsizing of waves and talk of a possible merger between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans--surfing is much more competitive. You need a college degree. Fortunately, the University of Plymouth in England is now offering a bachelor of science degree in "surf science and technology." We're not lying.