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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a rainy weekend, on Monday, October 16th, officials from Rio's Civil Defense Secretary were on hand in Rio's Zona Ouest (West Zone) assuring nervous Macumba Beach residents that there...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world's elite surfers arrived in Rio de Janeiro state this week for the start of the World Surf League's (WSL) 2017 Rio Pro at Saquarema's Itaúna Beach, about 100...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week in Copenhagen, Denmark, the international jury of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) awarded six of Brazil’s beaches and three of its marinas the coveted Blue Flag award...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the legendary beaches of Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone); Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon, are hard to beat in terms of size, convenience and people-watching, sometimes it is nice to...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With almost every square inch of Rio’s heavenly coastline accounted for, the discovery of a small beach in Vidigal came as a surprise to local residents. The little bay was...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Surf League contest in Rio de Janeiro, the Oi Rio Pro, has started competitions today after weather conditions and a low swell delayed the kick-off of the...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian surf star Maya Gabeira has sensationally returned to surfing after narrowly escaping death and breaking her ankle while surfing in Nazaré, Portugal two months ago. The surfing starlet...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Anyone who is enamored with surfing will certainly have a warm welcome in Rio. From Copacabana to Barra de Tijuca, the city is teeming with surfing spots,...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Away from the crowded Zona Sul (South Zone) beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, further down the coast and 20km past the residential neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca, is Praia de...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Australian surfer Tyler Wright beat fellow Australian and last year’s defending Rio women’s event champion, Sally Fitzgibbons, to take home the Colgate Plax Girls Rio Pro 2013 victory on Saturday,...
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