PVBG Team Rider Erika Valverde, Second Place Open Women February 20 2015
Erika Valverde, recently back in the competition circuit, finished second place at the Mango Surf and Skate Metropolitan Triple Crown Final last weekend. The event, held in front of the Backyard Bar and Restaurant, drew quite a crowd and good competition in all categories.
Originally from Playa Dominical, Erika now lives in Playa Hermosa and surfs the world class waves there whenever she has the time. She helps boyfriend Roger Chun run Bowies Point Restaurant and is a strong animal rights advocate, recently organizing a strike against cruelty toward animals in San Jose, Costa Rica.