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June 1, 2020

Some Costa Rica Beaches to Stay Open All Day for Surfing

(Updated 6/15/20) Starting June 1st, some of the beaches in Costa Rica […]
February 26, 2020

Noe Mar McGonagle and Paulina Summers win the Almonds & Corals Cup in Playa Cocles

Español abajo por Carlos Brenes – The locals from Pavones de […]
February 20, 2020

Scotiabank National Contest in Puerto Viejo will Run on Waves of 5 to 6 Feet

by Carlos Brenes of The ‘forecast’ (online wave prediction) for the […]
February 15, 2020

Costa Rican Surf Federation presents the SUP 2020 Racing Circuit

by Carlos Enrique Brenes – It is a pleasure for the […]
January 27, 2020

Oscar Urbina Wins the Open Division of Inaugural Surf Contest in Dominical

espanol abajo por Carlos Brenes – The national junior team champion […]
January 22, 2020

Dominical Opens this Weekend – Season 20 of the Scotiabank National Circuit

español abajo por Carlos Brenes – The 2000 – 2001 season […]
November 1, 2019
Carlos Munoz Scotia Bank

There will be SCOTIABANK National Circuit for the Next Three Years

Spanish below by Carlos Brenes – The prestigious private bank in […]
October 15, 2019
Brisa Hennessy - Costa Rica women surfers

Brisa One Step Closer to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – The Costa Rican originally […]
October 1, 2019
Costa Rica surf tide-theory-chart

My Theory on Waves and the Moon when it Comes to Surfing Beach Breaks

Many people would think that surfers worship the sun, but in fact […]
September 24, 2019
Remada Rosa - Stand Up Paddling for Cancer Awareness in Costa Rica

Remada Rosa 2019 Seeks to Raise Awareness about Cancer Prevention

Espanol abajo por Carlos Brenes – With the aim of delivering […]
September 16, 2019

Costa Rica Finishes 8th out of 55 countries in the ISA Surfing Games in Japan

En español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – A few hours […]
September 7, 2019
Brisa Hennessy ISA - photo: Jimenez

Leilani and Brisa solid at the start of the World Cup

Español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – The only two participants […]
September 7, 2019

Costa Rica meets its first rivals for the ISA World Cup starting at dawn in Japan

Espanol abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – In the early hours […]
August 28, 2019

It’s Official: October 19th will be the first National Surf Day in Costa Rica

Espanol abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – Unanimously, the third commission […]
August 16, 2019
Costa Rica olympic surfers

Costa Rican Team Selected for the ISA World Cup in Japan

Español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – Once the team process […]
July 27, 2019
Costa Rica surf contest winners

Noe Mar McGonagle and Rubiana Brownell win The Monster Grand Final in Playa Hermosa

by Carlos Enrique Brenes ( – Espanol abajo The two riders for […]
June 19, 2019

A National Record: Jair Pérez is the new National Surf Champion for 2019!

En español abajo Por Carlos Enrique Brenes – After his last […]
June 10, 2019

Malakai Martínez is the new Guanacaste Surfing Champion

Espanol abajo Por Carlos Enrique Brenes On a day of unforgettable waves, […]
May 22, 2019

Portuguese Afonso Antunes and American Caitlyn Simmers champions of Rip Curl GromSearch

Spanish below by Carlos Enrique Brenes – Playa Hermosa did not […]
May 16, 2019

The Best Under-16 Surfers on the Planet Surfed at the ‘National Stadium’ today

(espanol abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – Officially, the first international […]
May 2, 2019
Carlos Munoz Dominical

Carlos Munoz wins the 8th Annual Semana Santa Classic in Dominical

VIEW the full gallery from both days here – LINK Every Easter […]
May 2, 2019

Jair Pérez wins the Reef Classic in Santa Teresa

En español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes The leader of the National […]
March 27, 2019

Leo Calvo wins the Surfing Republic Pro in Playa Guiones

Previous National Champion of the sub 12, sub 14, sub 16 and […]
February 24, 2019

Gilbert Brown Lopez and Paulina Summers take Double Victories in the Marley Cup

At 37 years old, 4 times National Surf Champion Gilbert Brown Lopez […]
February 24, 2019

Official Surf Forecast for the Envision Festival

Expect mostly waist to chest high waves with an occasional head high […]
January 28, 2019
Leilani McGonagle - Dominical Surf Contest - photo: Alfredo Barquero

Jair Perez and Leilani McGonagle Start the 2019 CNS Season with Victories

Español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – www.fedesurfcr.comphoto: Leilani McGonagle by Alfredo […]
January 26, 2019
Envision Wave Brigade Anthony Fillingim

Campeón Anthony Fillingim prendió hoy la ENVISION Surf Cup

por: Carlos Enrique Brenes – El mejor Open de 2018, tanto […]
December 17, 2018

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December 10, 2018

Costa Rica wins Copper among the nations, Gold and Bronze in women and Silver in men in the Pan American Games.

By Lois Solano. Brisa Hennessy premiered at the Costa Rica National Team […]
November 26, 2018
Costa Rica surf team

Costa Rica is sending its ‘A’ Team to the Pan-American Surfing Games

The national team coach, Jim Hogan, announced the top Costa Rican surf […]
November 15, 2018
Brisa Hennessy WCT Pro surfer

Brisa Hennessy classifies for the 2019 WCT for Costa Rica

(en español abajo) The most important historical fact for Costa Rica in […]
November 9, 2018
Costa Rica Junior Surf Team 2018

Costa Rica Finishes the Vissla ISA Jrs. in 13th Place

Espanol abajo Time has finished on the ISA (International Surfing Association) World […]
November 5, 2018
Leilani McGonagle from Pavones

Leilani McGonagle Takes Second in Chile

Leilani McGonagle is working hard to secure a place on the World […]
October 29, 2018
Malakai Martinez - photo - Sean Evans

Malakai, Eva and Aldo enter the top 16 finalists in California

(español abajo) The third stop on the ISA World Juniors is running […]
September 18, 2018
Nosara beach

11 Beginner Surf Spots in Costa Rica

After making about 50 trips over the last 22 years, I put […]
May 30, 2018
Playa Pinuelas

Top Surf Spots & Beautiful Beaches

September 23, 2016
Pur Vida Adventures

8 Awesome Costa Rica Surf Camps for Women by Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE When you are planning a surf trip to improve […]
December 15, 2002

Costa Rica Surfing Overview – Written for the Tico Times Travel Guide

Over 100,000 surfers come from around the world each year to enjoy […]