(09/25) Maria Swell Pounding US East Coast, Storm Nears Outer Banks
Maria weakens to a minimal hurricane, swell continues through week

(09/25) Maria vs. the Caribbean: Round 2
"We're exactly where we're supposed to be," says Waves For Water founder Jon Rose, who's trapped with his team on St. Croix... and busier than ever.

(09/24) Through the Eyes of Two Tourists
New book takes you on the road with photographers Jeremiah Klein and Corban Campbell

(09/23) Surfer Drowns on the Outer Banks
66-year-old found face down in Rodanthe

(09/23) WSL to Hold First Wavepool Event in May 2018
After a week of KSWaveco-mania, speciality event to come to Lemoore next spring

(09/22) Randy Rarick on Kelly's Wave
"It's what we dreamed about 40 years ago when we started pro surfing"

(09/22) East Coast Fall Outlook: Hyperactive Tropics Ignite a Firing Fall
When a season starts off this strong, is there any direction to go besides down?

(09/22) It Doesn't Matter What We Think
Kelly's restless mind sets the future in motion

(09/22) Jose Becomes Post-Tropical; Solid Swell Still Impacting East Coast
The storm is on its way out while Maria becomes the center of attention

(09/21) "A Pretty Special Day"
Carissa Moore talks winning the first-ever contest at the Kelly Slater Surf Ranch.

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and was the only landmark making everyone feel miles away from anything. The car rental guy pulls up an hour and a half late. We already had the sick feeling we weren't gonna be on the plane that night but we pressed onward with positive thoughts. All his fast driving and agile maneuvering wouldn't make any difference. We arrived at the airport. Plane gone. One more day in Costa Rica. At the Irazu Hotel we ran into the Panamanian who gave me the ride and helped our cause. A beer was ordered and sent his way with a thankful handshake and nod our karma was good. The next day we left the hotel in the morning after a good nights sleep in a comfortable bed with a real mattress and not a thin piece of foam which we had endured at La Pina.

Our flight out was at 2:30pm, we sat around the food court waiting. I noticed some officials gathering around next to our table and some were taking notes, while others nervously chatted on their walkie talkies. Apparently someone had left a back pack on one of the nearby chairs backrests. Two tables down from us this possible terrorist ploy could've played out. With our better judgment we left the area in case anything crazy was to happen which it thankfully didn't which certainly would've shut the airport prolonging our stay in Costa Rica. Missing the plane the day prior caused us to be layed over throughout Central America. First we flew to El Salvador. All the stories I heard and read about made the airport exactly how I envisioned it. Their we were ready to be >

Four hours in El Salvador. A Costa Rican Surf Adventure.