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Downhill Skateboarding in Costa Rica

Downhill Skateboarding in Costa Rica

When I first started packing to move to Costa Rica I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with my long board skate boards. I knew Costa Rica had awful roads, majority of which were dirt. For whatever reason I decided to pack them up with my surf boards and bring them along for some slim chance of finding a paved road.

After about a month of living here I finally found a place to move in to long term. All the roads leading up to the place and surrounding were dirt. But after doing some exploring wouldn’t you know it I found some paved roads. What was even more ridiculous is that I found paved downhill roads. The setup was absolutely perfect for downhill skateboarding.

Camping at Ollies Point? You Can’t Camp at Ollies!

Camping at Ollies Point? You Can’t Camp at Ollies!

That’s what they said when me and 3 of my friends decided to take a boat trip up to Witches Rock and Ollies Point.

For those of you not familiar with either of these spots, they are probably the most well know surf spots in the northern pacific coast region of Costa Rica. In order to get to either spot you need to take a boat. Typically what most people do is drive up to Coco beach from Tamarindo and hop a boat from there. Coco is about an hour from Tamarindo by car. The boat from Coco to each spot is about an hour to an hour and a half. Below is a map that will help provide better detail.

New Digs…Langosta Vacation Rental

Hey Gang,

Sorry for dropping off the face of the earth the last 5 months. Just been extremely busy. It’s been difficult to find the time to write.

Here’s a quick video of our new place that we moved into back in February. We moved to a Langosta vacation rental which is the neighboring village to Tamarindo. We ended up trading our 2 bedroom for a 1 bedroom 30 yards from the beach. It’s heaven on earth. Hope you enjoy the video. Sorry it’s a little shaky.

Meeting People in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

When I first decided to pick up everything and move to Costa Rica I was slightly scared. Like anybody would be I suppose heading off into the unknown: foreign country, no foreseen address, no car, don’t speak the language, no cell phone, and NOT KNOWING ANYONE. All those great unknowns make the adventure what it is ….exciting!

UPDATED:For My K9Style!

JUST CAN’T WIN WITH THIS JOKER NAMED K9

Surfing Playa Grande 1

Surfing Playa Grande 1

Surfing Playa Grande 2

Surfing Playa Grande 2

Ensuring the Tico at the top of the Wave Doesn\'t Take What is Mine

Ensuring the Tico at the top of the Wave Doesn't Take What is Mine

Get Some Mr. Tico

Get Some Mr. Tico

It\'s a left Buddy not a right

It's a left Buddy not a right

The Universial Sign for WTF

The Universial Sign for WTF

Getting a Good Right Hander in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

Getting a Good Right Hander in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

More of the Right Hander in Costa Rica

More of the Right Hander in Costa Rica

Finishing Out With a Nice Bottom Turn

Finishing Out With a Nice Bottom Turn

Awesome Right of the Day in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

Awesome Right of the Day in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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