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Surfing Ollie’s Point after the Storm

Surfing Ollie’s Point after the Storm

In October 2017, a huge storm devastated most of the beaches in Costa Rica. Playas del Coco was totally flooded. Significant beachfront destruction was widespread and the ocea

Surf Profile Costa Rica: Dean Bushby

Surf Profile Costa Rica: Dean Bushby

Years ago, Dean Bushby, a computer network engineer from Leeds, United Kingdom, fell off a motorcycle he was riding in Thailand. Loss of his leg was the consequence. Over the

Esterillos Oeste and the Enigmatic Mermaid

Esterillos Oeste and the Enigmatic Mermaid

The seven-kilometer-long beach of Esterillos, about 20 minutes south of Jacó, has become over the years one of Costa Rica’s most fun places to catch waves. In fact, it cons

Surfing Witch’s Rock With Robert August

Surfing Witch’s Rock With Robert August

Robert August’s jokes are pretty corny. Yet, it’s a privilege hearing them told by someone who happens to be a surfing legend. At age 18, the Huntington Beach, California

Rip Current Caution

Rip Current Caution

Rip Current Caution: Don’t Be a Statistic. Rip currents are the leading surf hazard for all beachgoers. They are particularly dangerous for weak or non-swimmers. Rip current

Ocean Rescue Training Aims to Decrease Drownings

Ocean Rescue Training Aims to Decrease Drownings

Ocean Rescue Training Aims to Decrease Drownings: Internationally Accredited Lifesaving Clinic with Vamos Youth a Success. Costa Rica has continually been rated as the safest

Surf Profile Costa Rica: Jefferson Tascon

Surf Profile Costa Rica: Jefferson Tascon

Surf Profile Costa Rica: Jefferson Tascon. Spend a significant amount of time in the ocean and it’s only natural to want to protect it. Jefferson Tascon is a surfer with an

Costa Rica Tide Charts March and April 2020

Costa Rica Tide Charts March and April 2020

Howler’s Costa Rica Tide, Sun and Moon Charts for March and April 2020 brought to you by Frijoles Loco Surf Shop and Rip Jack Inn. They have you covered in Playa Grande

Surfboard Shopping Guide

Surfboard Shopping Guide

Surfboard Shopping Guide. Photo above from left to right: white shortboard, light pink longboard, light blue longboard, light green with stripe funboard, purple longboard, blu

Women Longboarders Mar Ibarra & Serena Xing

Women Longboarders Mar Ibarra & Serena Xing

Women Longboarders Mar Ibarra & Serena Xing. Something very special happens when two women paddle out. What happens when longboarding gal pals Mar Ibarra and Serena Xing

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