Host Nation Costa Rica Selects Team for 2016 INS ISA World Surfing Games

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The host nation of the 2016 INS ISA World Surfing Games, Costa Rica, has officially selected a talented team to defend their Gold Medal from August 6-14 in Playa Jacó.

AB1_2128Team Costa Rica celebrates at the 2015 ISA World Surfing Games. Photo: Costa Rican Surfing Federation

Team Costa Rica will return four of the six members of their 2015 Gold Medal squad, including the brother and sister duo of Men’s Gold Medalist Noe Mar McGonagle and Women’s Silver Medalist Leilani McGonagle. The Ticos will bolster their talent with two impressive newcomers, Tomas King and Emily Gussoni, who both have previously represented their nation in the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship.

Team Costa Rica will be the following:

Open Men
Noe Mar McGonagle
Anthony Fillingim
Tomas King
Carlos Muñoz
Gilbert Brown López (substitute)

Open Women
Leilani McGonagle
Emily Gussoni
Lisbeth Vindas (substitute)

The 2016 INS ISA World Surfing Games will be streamed live from August 6-14 on www.ISAworlds.com.