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Jairo Perez

Photograph By East Beach Photography

Who is Jairo Perez? That was what everyone wanted to know last year. He's the kid who showed up and won the Pro Junior and took fifth in the Pro in 2010. Jairo, 20, had tried to get to the ECSC from Costa Rica for years, but getting a visa was a struggle.