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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: How to Surf in Santa Teresa

The Tico Times - December 4, 2018

Always wanted to surf in Santa Teresa but aren't sure how? Don't worry, The Tico Times is here to help. Check our instructional video on how to…

A washing machine ocean and a city of sin at the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro 2018 in Jacó
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A washing machine ocean and a city of sin at the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro 2018 in Jacó

Manuel Martínez - October 14, 2018

One of the things I like most about surfing is the constant change. You’ll be surfing the best waves of your life one day and find a…

World Surfing League arrives in Costa Rica at Jacó Beach
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World Surfing League arrives in Costa Rica at Jacó Beach

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…

Adaptive Surfing in Costa Rica, Part III: Riding the Waves with Noah
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Adaptive Surfing in Costa Rica, Part III: Riding the Waves with Noah

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 25, 2018

Part III in a series on adaptive surfing in Costa Rica. Read Part I, about the country's association for disabled surfers, and Part II, about British adaptive…

Adaptive surfing in Costa Rica Part II: The story of Dean Bushby
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Adaptive surfing in Costa Rica Part II: The story of Dean Bushby

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 22, 2018

A three-part look at adaptive surfing in Costa Rica. Read Part I here to learn how a Central Pacific coach is empowering disabled athletes around the country to…

Disabled Surfers Conquer Costa Rica’s Waves
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Changemakers
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Disabled Surfers 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: Costa Rica Surfing Lesson: 4 things to avoid
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Surfing
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VIDEO: Costa Rica Surfing Lesson: 4 things to avoid

The Tico Times - 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 surfs into the record books
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Costa Rica
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Leilani McGonagle surfs into the record books

Ellen Zoe Golden - October 3, 2017

Leilani McGonagle, the Costa Rican surfing star from the Southern Zone community of Pavones, had her sights set high. She went into her fourth consecutive final at…