Sand sculpture shindigs: A bucket list

By Leslie Gilbert Elman, Special to CNNUpdated 8th July 2013
Beach sand retains "that 'sand castle' essence," says expert Rusty Croft. This beauty graced the American Sand Sculpting Championships in Fort Myers Beach, Florida.
Beach sand retains "that 'sand castle' essence," says expert Rusty Croft. This beauty graced the American Sand Sculpting Championships in Fort Myers Beach, Florida.
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Jino Van Bruisessen's sand sculpture -- titled "Two Pots" -- won 1st place at Australia's Hawkesbury event this past January.
Jino Van Bruisessen's sand sculpture -- titled "Two Pots" -- won 1st place at Australia's Hawkesbury event this past January.
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