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Dreamlike, diverse and grappling with change: Our Santa Teresa deep dive
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Dreamlike, diverse and grappling with change: Our Santa Teresa deep dive

Alexander Villegas - December 3, 2018

Even Costa Ricans fawn over the idea of visiting Santa Teresa. When you step on the beach you’re surrounded by a colorful assortment of nature. The sky…

World Surfing League arrives in Jacó
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World Surfing League arrives in Jacó

Ellen Zoe Golden - October 2, 2018

Top-tier professional surfing returns to Costa Rica this week when the World Surfing League (WSL)’s latest Qualifying Series contest takes place in Jacó. The Essential Costa Rica…

Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer
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Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer

Manuel Martínez - September 20, 2018

Costa Rica’s known for great surfing spots like Jacó, Hermosa, Tamarindo, Grande and Salsa Brava, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. That’s where I started…

Anthony Fillingim crowned 2018 Costa Rican surf champion, Rubiana Brownell scores historic triple win
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Anthony Fillingim crowned 2018 Costa Rican surf champion, Rubiana Brownell scores historic triple win

Ellen Zoe - July 31, 2018

Santa Teresa native Anthony Fillingim won the 2018 national championship title for the Open category on Sunday. After reaching the last heat at the Kolbi National Surf…

Through adaptive surfing, disabled athletes conquer Costa Rica’s waves
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Through adaptive surfing, disabled athletes conquer Costa Rica’s waves

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 18, 2018

Part I of III. Costa Rica already maintains a stellar reputation as a surfing destination. According to Carlos Brenes of the Costa Rica Federation of Surf (FSC),…

VIDEO: Four things to avoid in your first surfing lesson
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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VIDEO: Four things to avoid in your first surfing lesson

Elizabeth Lang - January 21, 2018

It's hard to spend any amount of time at Tamarindo Beach, on Costa Rica's northwestern Pacific coast, without taking part in its main attraction: its renowned surf…

Leilani McGonagle wins bronze medal at World Surfing Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Leilani McGonagle wins bronze medal at World Surfing Games

L. Arias - May 23, 2017

Costa Rican surfing star Leilani McGonagle gave the country its first medal at the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games, in Biarritz, France on Monday. The Pavones surfer…

Costa Rica’s national team departs for World Surfing Games in France
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s national team departs for World Surfing Games in France

L. Arias - May 16, 2017

On Tuesday, the members of Team Costa Rica started their trip to Biarritz, France, where they will take part in the ISA World Surfing Games, a competition…

Costa Rica takes 7th at World Junior Surfing Championship
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica takes 7th at World Junior Surfing Championship

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 25, 2016

In a week of stunning surfing by Costa Rica's junior national surf team in Portugal's São Miguel Island in the Azores, it was the work of two females…

Costa Rica gets off to impressive start at ISA World Junior Surfing Championship
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica gets off to impressive start at ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

Michael Krumholtz - September 20, 2016

Costa Rica's wealth of young surfing talent is on full display at the 2016 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship this week in the Azores of Portugal. Following another great…

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