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18 August, 2016

Go Leo Go!

In less than an hour our good friend Leonardo Chacon will be representing Costa Rica in his Olympic Triathlon race.  Over the last few weeks it has been an honor and great pleasure to have Leo and two fellow triathlon Olympians from Hungary do their final training and preparation at Las Catalinas.  Leo's determination,…
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22 February, 2016

Triathlon Day 2016

I have said it so much that you are probably tired of hearing it, but triathlon day is the best day of the year at Las Catalinas.  This year set yet another new high water mark.  We had some 400 athletes (triathlon plus teams plus open water swimmers) plus families and friends, about 1,000…
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Living in Las CatalinasMountain BikingRecreation
12 February, 2016

Trails Update and My New Favorite Place

My new favorite place and time is: these rocking chairs outside of Pura Vida Ride between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  Pura Vida opens at 7:00 with their most excellent coffees - my case mocha.  These chairs are the natural place to gather before or after a ride, run, hike, swim, boat, snorkel, or…
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Recreation
24 August, 2015

My Fish Friend

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yr7liIk484g Several times while snorkeling at Las Catalinas, including three times last week, I have encountered one of these little fellows.  He/she is a juvenile golden trevally.  They get to be, like, huge.  But the ones I encounter are always this exact same size.  Once they find me, they will follow me forever.  They…
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Living in Las CatalinasMountain BikingRecreation
3 March, 2014

Triathlon!

The second annual Tri Las Catalinas has been completed.  It was fantastic!  On Saturday February 22nd 296 athletes competed in the triathlon, open water swim, and kids race.  We had about 1,000 total visitors at Las Catalinas that day.  About 85% of the competitors were from Costa Rica, and 15% from other countries.  The…
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Living in Las CatalinasRecreation
5 December, 2013

Video – Kayaking to Islas Pitahayas

Yes, I am now one of those people with a camera attached to his head.   Here is some footage of my paddle yesterday morning to the Islas Pitahayas.  It has been so pretty at Las Catalinas lately I can hardly stand it. PS - don't miss the slo-mo roll at the end :)
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Recreation
14 November, 2013

Update for the Annual Triathlon at Las Catalinas

We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Triathlon at Las Catalinas will be on February 22nd, 2014.  Similar to last year, the race will include the standard tri distances, a relay as well as a sprint class race.
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Recreation
2 October, 2013

Triathlon Date Set for February 2014

We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Triathlon at Las Catalinas will be on February 22nd, 2014.  Similar to last year, the race will include the standard tri distances, a relay as well as a sprint class race. If you were unable to join us for this awesome event last year, start training…
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ArchitecturePlanningRecreation
20 September, 2013

Beach Club Pool – Sneak Peeks

We are getting ready to build our first community pool and beach club.  We have reserved a prime spot just across the ravine south of our existing buildings, on top of a small bluff overlooking the beach, with great sunset views and easy access down to the beach. Once again this year we have…
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24 May, 2013

Third Annual Pura Vida Ride Paddle Battle – June 1

We are approaching the third annual Pura Vida Ride Paddle Battle, a great SUP race event.  The action begins on June 1 at 9:00 am.  Whether you will be competing or spectating and enjoying the scene, this is one of the most enjoyable days of the year at Las Catalinas. There are lots of…
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