Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves pt. 3: LEAVE YOUR EGO AT HOME

*The following is Part 3 of a 3-part series called “Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves (you can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here). Read it, love it, live it!

My first trip to WRSC... no ego can survive Rafa's camera lense.

 

In this series, I’m addressing specific things I’ve realized because of surfing that have helped my life in its entirety. Because when you learn how to surf, you learn so much more than just how to surf. These are lessons I try to use when I’m in the water, and now try even harder to use when I’m on dry land.

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Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves pt. 2: THE ART OF SITTING STILL

*The following is Part 2 of a 3-part series called “Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves (you can read Part 1 here). Read it, love it, live it!

Roberto behind me has mastered what I clearly haven't

If you try surfing and you get hooked, you’re going to catch yourself thinking about it a lot. You might be in line at the bank, or at the dentist, maybe even at your own wedding – no matter where you are or what you’re doing, surfing will be somewhere in (more…)

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Speaking the Lingo: 3 Tips for Good Conversation while Traveling in Costa Rica

 

Have you ever noticed that a lot of people seem to have an over-generalized understanding of Latin American culture? Like when person A says, “… most of last year I was in Costa Rica surfing and studying spanish…”, to which person B will respond, “Great! I’ve always wanted to travel to Peru or Guatamala…” It’s as if all of Latin America blends together by being spanish speaking, which is weird because (more…)

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