Costa Rica didn’t fare particularly well in most of the events in the World Standup Paddle and Paddleboard Championship in Nicaragua, held in early May. But in the SUP technical women's race, which happened last Sunday, the Ticos were redeemed with a bronze medal won by paddler Jenny Kalmbach.
The 2014 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) is underway in Nicaragua, where for the first time ever, Costa Rican athletes are competing against the best paddlers from around the globe.
Due to residency issues, Costa Rica might have to leave its best racer behind at the stand-up paddleboard world championships
Although he's lived in Costa Rica since he was 2, Geovanny Espinoza is not yet a Costa Rican resident.
The United States is exploring public works investment projects to counter China's influence in the region.
A 1978 dig in Nacaome, in northern Costa Rica, found bone remains from the Late Pleistocene.