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Let The Surf Begin In Costa Rica

Central American Surfing Games Are On

 costa rica reef centro american surfing games 2011Playa Hermosa on the Central Pacific Coast will be surf central during this weekend, hosting the Reef Centroamerica Surfing Games 2011. Playa Hermosa and Jaco will be filled with some of the top surfers from Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala and of course Costa Rica.

A Parade of Nations this past Thursday down the main street of Jaco opened the festivities which saw representatives from the competing countries walk in pride in a celebration of the games to follow.

The Surf Federation of Costa Rica’s website, http://www.surfingcr.net has all the details on heats including open, ladies, boys, juniors and long board categories. In addition to the competition, the games official party will take place tonight, December 3rd , and will feature the Reef Calendar Girls. The event will take place at Morgan’s Cove in Jaco.

The games will feature some of Costa Rica’s best surfers including veteran competitor Luis Vindas who has dominated the surf circuit representing Costa Rica. Great things are also expected from Carlos Munoz.  For an up to date play by play account of standings and scores, follow the Federacion de Surf de Costa Rica on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FedeSurfCR

Costa Rica Surfers Chance To Win Big

In addition to receiving points and medals in competition, this particular event will also see winners share in a purse of $5000.00. The cash incentive will definitely push competitors to the limit. In addition to the cash prize, the official airline sponsoring the event, Regional Sansa will provide three airline tickets to any destination in Central America, providing the incentive for the winners to attend international events. In addition to the great prizing, this will be the first year that the event will be televised, allowing spectators from home to watch the event. Costa Rica surfing competitions are stepping it up a notch. Tune in to see how the Costa Rica surfing home town dudes perform!

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About the Author: Tee is Senior Editor of CostaRicaCLOSEUP.com and NBC's adventure dating series fans magazine LoveInTheWildFansMag.com, as well ascontributing editor to QRCodesUSA.org

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