Leilani McGonagle finishes Fourth at the ISA Aloha Cup in China November 24 2014

Costa Rica's Leilani McGonagle finished fourth at the ISA China Cup yesterday, bringing home a medal for Costa Rica. Leilani, from Pavones, is making waves in the surfing world, internationally. Congratulations!

Leilani led Team Costa Rica to a sixth place finish overall. Congratulations to the entire team: Leilani, Lisbeth Vindas, Luis Vindas, Jair Perez, Maykol Torres and Gilbert Brown!

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