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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…
March 18, 2019
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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…
March 10, 2019
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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…
January 21, 2019
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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,…
January 21, 2019
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Come on the road with us

On The Road If you've been following us on social media the last few months, you probably already know that we've developed a serious love for southern Costa Rica. After being forced to close the doors to Rise Up Nicaragua…
October 22, 2018
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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…
September 3, 2018