Junior Gómez: leading the Dominican surfing arsenal

Surfer Júnior Gómez of Rio San and Body boarder Edwin Then of Nagua scored top placement in their categories at the Caribbean Surf Tournament in Cuba, February 4-8, 2010, an event organized by the Pan American Surf Association (PASA).

Junior Gómez won second place in the Open Surf category and Edwin Then scored a first place win in the Open Bodyboard category. The athletes’ trip to the neighboring island of Cuba was sponsored by FEDOSURF.

The championship in Cuba, “Project For The Love of Surf 2010”, was organized by the Pan American Surf Association (PASA), whose goal is to promote the development of competitive surfing in Caribbean countries, which have ideal natural conditions for practicing the sport.

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Playa Westfalia: it is a beach in Costa Rica, not the converted Volkswagen camper vans

This weekend, February 20 and 21, the first ever Circuito Nacional de Surf DayStar will visit the Caribbean coast’s Playa Westfalia. Thanks to the local organization who made it all possible, the best surfers in the country will gather in front of Hotel del Pilón for the third date of this national tournament.

In another 4-star appointment which will award 1,500 points to the winners of each división, the immense potential of the zone promises that this date will make Costa Rican surf history, thanks to the phenomenal seeding of surfers already at ranked at a high level.

That the Circuito Nacional DayStar is finally in Limon is really thanks to the goal that the Federacion drew up for this season,” said José Ureña, President of the Federacion de Surf de Costa Rica. “The locality finally responded and joined efforts to bring us here, and we are not only going to give a competition of the highest level, but we are going to draw tourism which is another part of our attractiveness.”

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Zac Efron: another Hollywood actor understanding the pleasures of surfing

Hollywood star Zac Efron has caused panic in a Sydney beach after having surfed some waves in front of hundreds of crazy fans.

The actor of "High School Musical" joined girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens, pro surfers Layne Beachley and Tom Whitaker at the Oakley's "Learn To Ride" surfing session.

Zac Efron was in Bondi Beach for 30 minutes in this event held to aid OneSight Foundation.

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