The Back­yard Surf Se­ries

by Freddy Ca­ma­cho, La Voz del Surf CR

Howler Magazine - - Surfing Costa Rica -

El Pa­tio, Jacó (May 5)

The Back­yard Surf Se­ries is an event held for the past 10 years ev­ery Fri­day (masters) and Satur­day (open) at 4 p.m, at El Pa­tio, Jacó. It is an open surf con­test in "ex­pres­sion ses­sion" for­mat. No en­try fee and $300 cash prize. Ev­ery­one is wel­come to come and com­pete. At 5 p.m. we start with a va­ri­ety of great bands from all over the coun­try.

Satur­day, May 5, waves were 4 to 5 feet, weather was per­fect and the sun­set was epic. The win­ner was Car­los Muñoz, 25, with a per­fect com­bi­na­tion of in­no­va­tion and power surf. His tech­nique was im­pec­ca­ble, blow­ing ev­ery­body's mind with un­pre­dictable moves.

Re­sults:

1st Car­los Muñoz 2nd JJ López

3rd Noe Mar McGona­gle 4th Ja­son Tor­res

Con­test win­ner Car­los Muñoz (top and bot­tom) and Ja­son Tor­res. Pho­tos: Jorge A. Rus­sell

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