The “Pura Vida Skateboarding Contest”

After almost five months of new experiences, friendships and unique impressions, Christmas and New Years Eve were even touchable. So it was time to get all the skaters, the youth of Pérez Zeledón and the friends of our project finally together for the last Contest of the year.

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Report October/November/Adam Becker

Buenas días amigos y amigas,

like I told you in the last report of August and September, that I already experienced a lot of things in Costa Rica and I settled in well. Because you get accustomed very fast to cultural, social and traditional characteristics and you get used to them by daily routine, I am realizing things differently right now while the first two months. I am enjoying it to explore this country and I threat this possibility like a privilege. For example I traveled to Dominical and Manuel Antonio. Two beautiful beaches of Costa Rica to have a weekend at the sea.

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"BANANA BEST TRICK" by Mariano Cordero

At the beginning of the month of September came up the idea to perform a small event in “El Pura Vida Skatepark”, to celebrate the month of independence.

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Report Adam Becker

Buenas Días Amigos y Amigas,

2 Months ago it was time to leave Germany for an annual voluntary in Costa Rica organized and supported by the voluntary program named „Weltwärts“. After more than six months of application, meetings and arrangements, I realized that i´m going to stay in Costa Rica for one year. I could not negate anymore, that my excitement was increasing rapidly. Haha.

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A Fingerboarding Skatepark in Perez Zeledon!? – Larry’s Finger Plaza

When I was a teenager in puberty back in the early 2000s, I drove my teachers crazy by making noise all over the class room. Jumping over books and sliding and grinding all the content of my pencil case, the world of my desk mini skatepark was just way more exiting for me and my rad plastic Tech Deck than whatever the teachers were explaining in front of me. But it was a hopeless fight…

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