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‘Clawing against the world’: the lonely emergence of BMX freestyle in Costa Rica El Colectivo 506

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Katherine reads her story from our November 2021 edition, "Tenacious," focused on non-traditional sports in Costa Rica. This piece chronicles the rise of BMX freestyle athlete Giancarlos Ramírez—and his Jacó neighbor, Olympian medalist Kenneth Tencio—and what athletes like them need in order to get support and recognition in Costa Rica. We’re El Colectivo 506, a women-led, independent news organization focused on solutions journalism and rural Costa Rica.

Si quiere leer la nota en español, por favor hágalo aquí: https://elcolectivo506.com/aranar-el-mundo-el-solitario-surgimiento-del-bmx-freestyle-en-costa-rica/

Read the original story here: https://elcolectivo506.com/clawing-against-the-world-the-lonely-emergence-of-bmx-freestyle-in-costa-rica/?lang=en

Read the entire edition here: https://elcolectivo506.com/category/tenacious/?lang=en

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Katherine reads her story from our November 2021 edition, "Tenacious," focused on non-traditional sports in Costa Rica. This piece chronicles the rise of BMX freestyle athlete Giancarlos Ramírez—and his Jacó neighbor, Olympian medalist Kenneth Tencio—and what athletes like them need in order to get support and recognition in Costa Rica. We’re El Colectivo 506, a women-led, independent news organization focused on solutions journalism and rural Costa Rica.

Si quiere leer la nota en español, por favor hágalo aquí: https://elcolectivo506.com/aranar-el-mundo-el-solitario-surgimiento-del-bmx-freestyle-en-costa-rica/

Read the original story here: https://elcolectivo506.com/clawing-against-the-world-the-lonely-emergence-of-bmx-freestyle-in-costa-rica/?lang=en

Read the entire edition here: https://elcolectivo506.com/category/tenacious/?lang=en

Subscribe to our Weekend Reader and receive the best of Costa Rica in your inbox every Saturday: https://elcolectivo506.com/subscription/?lang=en

Become an Annual Member to support our work: https://elcolectivo506.com/membership/?lang=en

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