One of Costa Rica's most beloved surfers brought the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro title back to his countrymen.
An array of emerging, and also re-emerging, Qualifying Series talents took over Playa Jaco on opening day.
The 2018 Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro QS 1,500 is set for opening day October 4 and all involved are geared up for its start.
North America's top competitors and Costa Rica's QS warriors are in the hunt for 1,500 points and bragging rights.
After a brief hiatus, Costa Rica is once again part of the WSL Qualifying Series with 1,500 points on the line and a new venue.