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Friday, October 15, 2021

Tica Jenny Kalmbach earns Costa Rica’s first-ever medal at SUP World Championship

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.

Costa Ricans compete in the stand-up paddleboarding world championship for first time ever

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 iron men of stand-up paddleboarding

A leisure activity for vacationing families and middle-aged couples has morphed into a punishing event, where competitors go long distances for a shot at a world title.
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