Costa Rica (Caribbean) Teaser

posted by / Photos / April 17, 2012

All photos by DJ Struntz

Welcome to paradise.

Welcome to paradise.

CJ Hobgood got married a week after this trip. Bachelor partying at the Island.

CJ Hobgood got married a week after this trip. Bachelor partying at the Island.

"When we got there, it was full of all kinds of waves: deep-water slabs, beachbreaks and Salsa Brava (pictured), which is a different kind of slab closer to the beach." —Eric Geiselman

"When we got there, it was full of all kinds of waves: deep-water slabs, beachbreaks and Salsa Brava (pictured), which is a different kind of slab closer to the beach." —Eric Geiselman

Local talent, Gilbert Brown.

Local talent, Gilbert Brown.

CJ Hobgood compared this left at the Island to Cloudbreak. Eric Geiselman, slotted.

CJ Hobgood compared this left at the Island to Cloudbreak. Eric Geiselman, slotted.

"We were all under-gunned. We didn't go there expecting powerful waves by any means." —CJ Hobgood. Balaram Stack (pictured), wishing he had a bigger board.

"We were all under-gunned. We didn't go there expecting powerful waves by any means." —CJ Hobgood. Balaram Stack (pictured), wishing he had a bigger board.

CJ Hobgood.

CJ Hobgood.

"We wouldn't have pulled anything off without Gilbert (pictured), he is an awesome human." —CJ Hobgood.

"We wouldn't have pulled anything off without Gilbert (pictured), he is an awesome human." —CJ Hobgood.

CJ Hobgood, the Island.

CJ Hobgood, the Island.