-70,000 spectators passed through in 8 days, second only to the US Open’s 500,000 attendance
-ICODER confirms the biggest national and international coverage ever for the country
-Retailers of Jaco see .5 Million, more than triple the sales of a regular high season
Source: Carlos Brenes – Federación de Surf de Costa Rica
Prior to the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games Costa Rica 2009, Organizers knew that with the confirmation of 35 participating countries the contest had the potential to be a great Championship event. However, after almost three weeks since the close of this successful event, the media results have surpassed even their wildest expectations.