Jason Torres, Lisbeth Vindas win the 2015 National Surf Championships

By Marisol

As the favorite for the national title going into the Reef Gran Final 2015 of the Circuito Nacional de Surf kolbi, presented by Adrenaline Rush, Jason Torres qualified for the semifinals of the date. Although he didn’t pass, the result was enough to earn his first crown in the highest category of the contest, the Open.

Last month, in front of about 3,000 people gathered on the last day of competition in Playa Hermosa—one of the best and most constant waves of the country—Torres finished ahead mathematically than his nearest competitors in the rankings—Anthony Fillingim and Alberto Muñoz. They could not threaten his goal of becoming #1.

Thus, in the Reef Gran Final, having dropped out in the semi-finals, Torres needed to wait until the results of the finals. This heat included Carlos Muñoz, who won, with Jair Perez coming very close to him, and Alberto Muñoz, at 3rd and Isaac Vega at 4th. With Albert placing only at 3rd, Torres was able to win with points culled from his best 5 dates this year on the Circuito. In addition, he pocketed $1,500 after the action.

“This title really was not easy,” Torres said afterwards. “All year I worked very hard to get here. … continue reading

Via:: Tamarindo News