``Director of the Dominican Surfing Federation (Fedosurf) leads House of Waves. A certified instructor with the Pan American Surfing Association, Jesmarin will ensure that you find the best conditions for each day, optimizing your time in the water. Jesmarin has extensive knowledge of the Dominican Republic through organizing the National Circuit of surf competitions and Latin Pro events on the island. A National Champion, Jesmarin has competed internationally, sponsored by Ocean Pacific and Sticky Bumps. A certified ISA (International Surfing Association) judge, Jesmarin also offers high-performance training and competition preparedness for surfers, as well as technical event production.``
Jose Ramon ``Roque`` born in Santo Domingo, main city of the Dominican Republic, in a neighborhood called Ciudad Nueva wich face the Caribbean Sea; place were he did the first step into surfing over 35 years ago. Trying to scape from the wind swells of Guibia beach Roque continue evolving his surfing skills by visiting waves from the north coast of the DR, Spots and towns like ``Canal, Playa Grande, Encuentro, Puntilla, Cabarete, El Broke and Sosua, marked forever his ocean passion. Jose Ramon also is a big supporter of the sport of surfing, on his free time assist with the technnical part national surf events organize by Fedosurf or other mates. In 2006 traveled to California to give a hand to some dominicans surfers that were competing at the World Surfing Games Huntington Beach. Roque is an expert dancer, also likes to practice basketball and vitilla as hobbies!
Surfing in the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is part of the larger Caribbean surf scene, sharing the same swell as Puerto Rico, minus the crowds. Countless point and beach breaks can be found along the islands long coastline, which is famous for its crystal clear, warm water and white sandy beaches. The Dominican Republic is an idyllic tropical get-away, and is one of the most accessible and reliable surf-spots in the Caribbean.
Community and Service – House of Waves Surf Club We believe surfing should be enjoyed by all who wish to practice the sport, and are working with the local youth community to make it free and accessible for anyone that wants to learn. We provide regular training and practice sessions, and welcome you to join us and get involved. Our program emphasizes discipline, training and environmental awareness, as a means of personal development, healthy recreation and life skills. We encourage respect, sportsmanship, cooperation, unity, friendship, the pursuit of excellence and the joy in effort…and having fun in the water.
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