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Cassie

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Give a Little Bit

If you read our last post about the Rise Up familia, you would've seen that well over half of our staff are locals. They're the ones that make Rise Up the success that it is, and they're also the one's…
Cassie
March 20, 2019
SurfYoga

Why Yoga Will Improve Your Surfing

Unless you've been living under a rock the past 20 years, you've probably heard once or twice about the practice of Yoga. And if you live in North America, you probably pass at least one Yoga studio on your commute…
Cassie
March 19, 2019
Meet the crew

Friends Are Just Family You Choose

When you visit us in Nicaragua, we like to joke that you immediately become part of our family. But in all honesty, it's not so far from the truth. We are a tight-knit group down here, living side-by-side and traveling…
Cassie
March 18, 2019
What's Happening

On the Road in Guatemala

By Blair Bigham Pottering down a rustic bumpy road - surrounded by palm trees, bungalows, and the sound of the sea in the distance - the Rise Up familia finally reached their Guatemalan destination. Arriving in El Paradon, a beautiful…
Cassie
March 10, 2019
Meet a guest

A Love Letter from a Lake Surfer

A Love Letter from a Lake Surfer Shazia lives in Toronto, Canada with her partner Nick and co-leads a surf group for women called Lake Surfistas. Follow her on Instagram at @cybershaz and @lakesurfistas. The first time I stood up…
Cassie
January 21, 2019
What's Happening

Memories From Costa Rica

Rise Up Costa Rica AN ADVENTURE ON THE ROAD It wasn't without nerves that we decided to release our new On The Road adventures at the end of 2018, but as soon as we touched down in the Osa Peninsula,…
Cassie
January 21, 2019
What's Happening

Because of You…

WE'VE ALMOST REACHED OUR FUNDRAISER GOAL And it's all thanks to you! We're so overwhelmed with all of your generous support toward the Rise Up Surf: Nicaragua GoFundMe. Because of you, we have almost reached our goal of $10,000! At…
Cassie
September 3, 2018
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