ISA World Surfing Championships in Playa Santa Catalina

Oli Santa Catalina

Local boy Oli Camerena takes it to the pros in Santa Catalina! Like most participants of a sport, the more one practices and improves in a sport, the more one enjoys watching a talented participant of that sport. Surfing is no different. When any average surfer sees a talented surfer in the water ripping the waves apart they take … [Read more...]

Playa la Barqueta Surf Chiriqui Panama

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Playa la Barqueta is one of the only convenient surf spots in the province of Chiriqui, Panama. Though there are many other places to surf in this area of Panama, they are difficult to find and travel to. Many Chiriqui surfing locals require a boat and almost all require very large swell before they start to break. Playa la Barqueta is … [Read more...]

Hotel Santa Catalina

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As most people will notice from the content of my articles, the majority of my free time evolves around surfing.  This past weekend was no different.  My girl's son Kalani and his friend placed first and second in the last Discovering Surfing Talents contest and won gift certificates for the Hotel Santa Catlina. The boys were nice enough … [Read more...]

Santa Catalina

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Santa Catalina, Panama is internationally famous for its long powerful right hand reef break.  There are other activities available in Catalina, like great fishing and diving trips to Isla Coiba, but surfing is king.  La punta, as it's called by the locals, is one of the most consistent surf breaks and perfect waves, not only in Panama, … [Read more...]