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

Michael Krumholtz - 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 takes 7th at World Junior Surfing Championship
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica takes 7th at World Junior Surfing Championship

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 25, 2016

In a week of stunning surfing by Costa Rica's junior national surf team in Portugal's São Miguel Island in the Azores, it was the work of two females…

Costa Rica gets off to impressive start at ISA World Junior Surfing Championship
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica gets off to impressive start at ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

Michael Krumholtz - September 20, 2016

Costa Rica's wealth of young surfing talent is on full display at the 2016 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship this week in the Azores of Portugal. Following another great…

Jair Pérez of Jacó takes 1st place in World Surf League qualifier
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Newsletter
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Jair Pérez of Jacó takes 1st place in World Surf League qualifier

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 19, 2016

The Essential Costa Rica Pro Qualifying Series from the World Surf League kicked off Sunday when 64 men and 16 women from all over Central America participated…

World Surfing Games in Jacó: 5 things to know about attending
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Costa Rica
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World Surfing Games in Jacó: 5 things to know about attending

Michael Krumholtz - August 1, 2016

The ISA World Surfing Games are back in Costa Rican waters for the first time in seven years and the Tico "Dream Team" is preparing to defend…

Costa Rica surf squad will bring out its brightest stars for World Surfing Games
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica surf squad will bring out its brightest stars for World Surfing Games

Michael Krumholtz - July 20, 2016

Costa Rica's very best surfers will be back to defend their world title next month in their home waters. The Costa Rica Surf Federation announced its star-studded roster Wednesday…

Winners crowned in Costa Rica’s 2016 National Surf Circuit
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Costa Rica
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Winners crowned in Costa Rica’s 2016 National Surf Circuit

Ellen Zoe Golden - July 19, 2016

A month before this past weekend's Reef Grand Final surf competition in Costa Rica, the 2016 national men's champion had already claimed victory. Anthony Fillingim clinched the…

Leilani McGonagle wins national surf championship
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Leilani McGonagle wins national surf championship

Michael Krumholtz - 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…

Guanacaste Surf Circuit crowns winners
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Costa Rica
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Guanacaste Surf Circuit crowns winners

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 17, 2016

PLAYA NEGRA, Guanacaste -- One quick look around the staging area at the Playa Negra date of the Guanacaste Surf Circuit (Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf  — CGS),…

Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year

Katherine Stanley - March 8, 2016

It’s been a banner year for Costa Rican women since the last International Women's Day. While a national bank unveiled a pink-themed “women’s bank” with fairytale castle facades,…