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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…

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…

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…

Scoring the World Surfing Games: A guide
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Scoring the World Surfing Games: A guide

Ellen Zoe Golden - August 5, 2016

To the layman, the International Surfing Association (ISA)'s upcoming 2016 World Surfing Games in Jacó might simply be a great display of surfing by athletes from around…

Costa Rica steps up safety measures ahead of World Surfing Games in Jacó
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Costa Rica steps up safety measures ahead of World Surfing Games in Jacó

L. Arias - August 5, 2016

National and local officials in the Central Pacific canton of Garabito are stepping up measures to ensure the World Surfing Games that will take place in Jacó beach…

Leilani McGonagle wins national surf championship
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Leilani McGonagle wins national surf championship

The Tico Times - July 17, 2016

Leilani McGonagle has already won virtually every other surfing award there is in the country, so it was only a matter of time before the 16-year-old surf…

Entrepreneur makes hemp-based fuel in Costa Rica
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Entrepreneur makes hemp-based fuel in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 28, 2016

Transforming hemp into the surfboard beneath your feet or the plane that takes you skyward: That's the mission of the Canadian company Hempearth, which has made Costa…

Costa Rica to host World Surf League comp in Esterillos Este
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Costa Rica to host World Surf League comp in Esterillos Este

The Tico Times - March 16, 2016

Costa Rica's continued rise on the surfing scene took another giant leap on Tuesday when it was announced that the country will play host to a world surf…

Costa Rica’s Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf: A new surf philosophy
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Costa Rica’s Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf: A new surf philosophy

Ellen Zoe Golden - February 16, 2016

MARBELLA, Guanacaste – When the organizers of the Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf (CGS) conceived of a province-wide contest three years ago, their intention was to create an…

National Surf Circuit kicks off at Playa Cocles
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National Surf Circuit kicks off at Playa Cocles

Ellen Zoe Golden - January 25, 2016

The 2016 National Surf Circuit kicked off this past weekend in Playa Cocles on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast with a panoply of talented young athletes competing on over…

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