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New York Teen Surfing Star: People Ask "If There's an Ocean Over Here"

18-year-old discussed her future in the sport with "Today's" Matt Lauer

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    Now ranked #3 in the world junior circuit, Davis has her sights set on a professional career on the World Championship tour.

    The next big thing in surfing isn't from California or Hawaii. She's from Montauk, New York.

    Now ranked #3 in the world junior circuit, Quincy Davis has her sights set on a professional career on the World Championship tour.

    Her competition still has a hard time believing where she's from.

    "Some people ask me if there's an ocean over here," Davis, who's been surfing in New York for over a decade, told Lauer on "Today."

    Davis even took Lauer for a quick surf, but the acclaimed journalist couldn't hang with her.

    Watch the interview below:

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