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Surf’s up

Surf’s up

Barbados’ Sports Tourism Ambassador, Chelsea Tuach, was at her surfing best Sunday, winning the World Surf League Shoe City Pro at Huntington Beach, California. This is the first event of the 2017 World Surf League’s Qualification Series and proved to be a dream start for Tuach. Barbados’ top twenty rated international surfer was impressive throughout […]

Roett impressing on the surf

Roett impressing on the surf

Top Barbadian surfer Chelsea Roett will be travelling to California for the first World Surf League (WSL) contest for 2017, the Shoe City Pro, which is scheduled for this weekend at Huntington Beach, the surf capital of the USA. Chelsea has surfed and competed at Huntington Beach regularly and is very accustomed to the wave conditions […]

Burke goes Pipe Pro

Burke goes Pipe Pro

Barbadian Josh Burke has surfed his way into history’s page. The top ranking surfer on the World Surf League (WSL) Mens Qualifying Series (QS) tour became the first Barbadian to make qualification into the most prestigious event on the QS tour, the Volcom Pipe Pro 3000, held at the most famous wave in the world […]

Burke hits new heights

Burke hits new heights

Barbados top ranked surfer on the World Surf League Men’s Qualifying Series tour, teenager Josh Burke has completed another successful campaign, ending the year eighth overall in the WSL North American rankings. In his first full year on the men’s qualifying series, the 19-year-old also placed 164th overall, the highest ranking ever by a Barbadian […]

Bajans impress on the surf

Bajans impress on the surf

Barbados’ Chelsea Roett and Che Allan were impressive on the waves at the recent Barbados Surfing Association’s 33rd Independence Pro Surf and Soup Bowl Junior Surf contest. The event is a World Surf League’s Junior Men and Women’s Pro 1,000 which the Barbados Surfing Association has hosted for the past four years offering the best 18 […]

Mackie third in surfing competition

Mackie third in surfing competition

Top Barbados surfer Bruce Mackie finished an impressive third at the 2016 World Surf League QS100 Boardmasters competition which concluded on Sunday at Fistral Beach, in Cornwall, England. In the WSL event, rated as one of the biggest and most prestigious competitions on the professional British surfing calendar, the 24-year-old Mackie emerged as the most […]

Burke making great waves

Burke making great waves

Barbadian teenage surfer Josh Burke has qualified for the men’s World Surf League QS 6000 Ichinomiya Japan Open to be held in the town of Chiba, approximately 55 kilometres from Tokyo. Burke, who is on his first full year competing on the WSL Men’s Qualifying Series, arrived in Japan on May 13 to train for […]

Allan reaches surfing finals

Allan reaches surfing finals

Under-16 national champion Che Allan surfed his way into the finals of the World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Junior Pro in Cocoa Beach, Florida over the weekend. Allan finished with an outstanding fourth position out of a field of 48 top juniors from USA, Hawaii, Brazil and the Caribbean. This result has catapulted him to […]

Roett wins Puerto Rico surf

Roett wins Puerto Rico surf

 Top Barbadian surfer Chelsea Roett has won the Association of Professional Surfing’s recent Corona Extra Pro at the Domes, in Puerto Rico. Roett got off to a positive start by winning her first heat and continued her ripping form by dominating all her other heats right through to the finals. But then she left the best for […]

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