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Jillian Fay is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily.

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Weekend Plans With WISE's Shelley Taniguchi: Racing Canoes Across The Ocean

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14

A trip to the ocean for many people will have a calming effect. But for SHELLEY TANIGUCHI , who serves as BOD President for the L.A. Chapter of Women In Sports & Events (WISE), the water brings out a competitive edge. Taniguchi grew up racing outrigger canoes in Hawaii, and continues to nurture...

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