60 minutes | Nov 12th 2020

Costa Rica Guru with 40 Surf Trips to Costa Rica: Greg Gordon

Greg is the owner of CR Surf Travel Company. Greg grew up surfing the East Coast of the United States. He's lived in New York, Virginia Beach, Cocoa Beach, and Miami Beach Florida, and so understands the value of having good, clean waves since they didn't come that often. He has also lived close to Swami's and Santa Cruz in California so he understands the value of having uncrowded waves and warm water. Greg made his first trip to Costa Rica in 1996, has lived there for more than 5 years and has made over 40 trips back and forth in between. He has surfed both coastlines extensively, planned hundreds of trips for clients and friends over the last 23 years, and has written surf travel articles for Surfline, The Inertia, and the Tico Times. When he is not surfing, writing, or helping clients, he is helping out at beach cleanups, playing guitar, and just enjoying and appreciating the natural beauty around him. Topics of Podcast Why Costa Rica? What do you love about Costa Rica? Favorite part of Costa Rica? What are the top 3 things people should not miss? Manuel Antonio National Park Nauyaca Waterfalls Arenal Volcano Community Carbon Trees Where can you find uncrowded surf these days? How different is the East to the West? What are some things you don’t like about CR? What about Panama, any tips? Have you ever thought about living there full time? What services do you provide? Describe your first surfboard? What is the best wave you have surfed? Your favorite surf trip? Did we miss anything? CRSURF.com Social Media Profiles: IG: https://www.instagram.com/crsurf/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/CRsurf/ Website: https://crsurf.com/ Also Mentioned: Community Carbon Trees: http://www.communitycarbontrees.org CREMA: http://www.cremacr.org Location: Right now in Virginia Beach, otherwise Costa Rica --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wavetribe/message
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