• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Costa Rican surf team honored by president

December 15, 2020

The Costa Rican government paid homage to the Costa Rican national surf sele at Casa Presidencial this week.

The team won the overall gold medal in the International Surfing Association (ISA) 2015 World Surfing Games held at Playa Popoyo, Nicaragua in June.

Surfers Jason Torres, Noe Mar McGonagle, Carlos Muñoz (left to right in photo) and team coach Wade Sharp (far right) shared a moment with president Luis Guillermo Solís. Not in the picture, Lisbeth Vindas, Leilani McGonagle and Anthony Fillingim also participated in the activity.

Noe Mar McGonagle won the masculine Open Division at the 2015 surfing games while his sister Leilani, was second in the feminine Open Division.

You may be interested

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia
Costa Rica
3343 views
Costa Rica
3343 views

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the aviation industry. Anyone who has recently flown through Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría…

March 2021: These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures this month
Costa Rica
1794 views
Costa Rica
1794 views

March 2021: These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures this month

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

Happy March! These are Costa Rica's coronavirus restrictions this month: Travel and borders Costa Rica is welcoming tourists who arrive…

Slothy Sunday: End your February with a sloth
Sloth Sundays
2539 views
Sloth Sundays
2539 views

Slothy Sunday: End your February with a sloth

The Tico Times - February 28, 2021

Happy Slothy Sunday from Costa Rica! We hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend, and the end of February…