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Cali Muñoz didn’t make it at US Open Surfing
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Cali Muñoz didn’t make it at US Open Surfing

The Tico Times - August 17, 2017

The US Open Surfing in Huntington, California, was not exactly what Cali Muñoz had hoped for. Unfortunately, the Jacó surf champion was not able to make the…

Leilani McGonagle wins bronze medal at World Surfing Games
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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
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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…

A chat with Costa Rican surfer Noe Mar McGonagle
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A chat with Costa Rican surfer Noe Mar McGonagle

Ellen Zoe Golden - April 24, 2017

At 21 years old, Noe Mar McGonagle has made quite a name for himself in the surf world, both here in Costa Rica and internationally. Two years…

Learning To Surf in Nosara Costa Rica: It may just be the world’s best place
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Learning To Surf in Nosara Costa Rica: It may just be the world’s best place

The Tico Times - February 16, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I honestly did not think my Costa Rican girlfriend would take a surfing lesson with me, as she does not know how to swim…

Experienced champ, rising talents claim victory on Dominical waves
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Experienced champ, rising talents claim victory on Dominical waves

Ellen Zoe Golden - January 24, 2017

It looks like Jason Torres wants a repeat of his excellent water work in 2015, the year he was crowned the Costa Rican National Surfing Champion. With…

Small waves, big talent: Tamarindo PRO/AM showcases rising surf stars
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Small waves, big talent: Tamarindo PRO/AM showcases rising surf stars

Ellen Zoe Golden - December 21, 2016

[caption id="attachment_101472" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Courtesy of Chelsea Lisaius)[/caption] While Tamarindo is generally known as an excellent base for surfers, with no less than five world-class breaks within…

Leilani McGonagle makes history by winning North American Junior surf title
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Leilani McGonagle makes history by winning North American Junior surf title

The Tico Times - November 22, 2016

She turned 17 years old just last week, but Costa Rican surf star Leilani McGonagle has already won a lifetime's worth of medals. The Pavones native celebrated…

Costa Rica excels at Central American Surfing Championships
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Costa Rica excels at Central American Surfing Championships

Ellen Zoe Golden - November 15, 2016

For the 11th time in as many years, Costa Rica’s national surf team bested Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama in the Central American Surfing Championships. The…

Entry-level surf event opens doors for Guanacaste kids
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Entry-level surf event opens doors for Guanacaste kids

Ellen Zoe Golden - November 14, 2016

A quick look around Tamarindo Beach on Saturday and you’d have thought you were seeing a professional, national surf competition. After all, there were tents, sponsor signage,…