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Costa Rican surf camp promotes conservation with annual contest
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Costa Rican surf camp promotes conservation with annual contest

The Tico Times - September 7, 2015

The trifecta of nature, surf and yoga have come together again to form the third annual My Ocean Guardian Journey Contest. Through essays and photo submissions, the competition calls…

Rawlings lays off 200 employees at its Costa Rica apparel operation
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Rawlings lays off 200 employees at its Costa Rica apparel operation

L. Arias - August 4, 2015

Sporting goods manufacturer Rawlings Costa Rica is laying off 200 employees at its plant in Turrialba, east of Cartago province, the company's local GM, Alejandro Cotter Penón, confirmed…

Playa Hermosa's famous waves give young surfers a place to shine
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Playa Hermosa's famous waves give young surfers a place to shine

The Tico Times - July 23, 2015

PLAYA HERMOSA, Puntarenas — Eight-foot waves may sound terrifying to most tourists, but for surfers they sound like an open invitation. At last weekend's 2015 Grand Reef Final…

Pavones: Small Costa Rica surfing town faces big growing pains
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Pavones: Small Costa Rica surfing town faces big growing pains

The Tico Times - July 14, 2015

PAVONES, Puntarenas — I came to Pavones to learn about surfing, so first thing Wednesday morning I went down to the beach and walked up to a…

An MLB first? Fans locked out as riots rock Baltimore
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An MLB first? Fans locked out as riots rock Baltimore

AFP - April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE, Maryland – The Baltimore Orioles will face the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium on Wednesday after riots prompted officials to take what is believed to…

Costa Rica’s major league concern
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Costa Rica’s major league concern

Sarah Blaskey - November 12, 2014

TURRIALBA, Cartago – “And it’s going, going, GONE!” That play-by-play has been repeated thousands of times in the history of U.S. baseball. It was screamed when the…

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Costa Rica Surf Circuit in Guanacaste Making Waves

Ellen Zoe Golden - November 21, 2013

For the last few years, the Circuito Nacional de Surf de Costa Rica (CNS), has been the only countrywide surf tournament and feeder event for surf teams…

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Costa Rica Kite Surfing Is Hard, Especially with Stingrays

Sophia Kelley - March 14, 2008

The first time I saw a kite surfer in Costa Rica take to the air several feet above the tranquil blue water and then land gracefully on…

Costa Rica Surfing Guide to The Gold Coast (Updated)
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Costa Rica Surfing Guide to The Gold Coast (Updated)

Ellen Zoe Golden - April 7, 2006

The northern Pacific region of Costa Rica, informally called the Gold Coast, is a big draw for surfers, as well as aspiring wave riders, because the ocean…

Surfing in Costa Rica On The Northern Pacific Coast
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Surfing in Costa Rica On The Northern Pacific Coast

Ellen Zoe Golden - April 2, 2004

THE waves of Guanacaste are world famous. The breaks from top to bottom of this northwestern province have been chronicled in surf magazines since the 1960s, and…