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Top surfers descending on Soup Bowl

Top surfers descending on Soup Bowl

International surfing returns to the “Soup Bowl” at Bathsheba this weekend with the staging of the 2017 Hyundai Barbados Pro-Independence Surfing Festival. Several top-rated international surfers will match skills with Barbados’ best, at the popular East-Coast break, for cash prizes and glory. The three-day Festival starts tomorrow with preliminary events before action heats up on […]

Surfers stage hallowed ritual for Zander

Surfers stage hallowed ritual for Zander

The local surfing community today formed a floating circle in the waters off Drill Hall beach in Hastings, Christ Church, in surfing’s most hallowed ritual to honour the life of a fallen surfer. The high waves that they love to ride were replaced by gentler ones as they said goodbye to Alexander Zander Venezia, the […]

Surf’s up for Che Allan

Surf’s up for Che Allan

Barbados’ Che Allan surfed to new heights this weekend in the Los Cabos Open of Surf Men’s Pro Junior in Mexico taking the championship from an International field of 48 surfers. The event hosted the best 18 and under surfers from North America, Hawaii, South America and the Caribbean. This is Allan’s second win in […]

Tuach making big waves

Tuach making big waves

Sports Tourism Ambassador and Barbados’ top ranked international surfer, Chelsea Tuach, continues to make her mark on the world stage. She has had a solid start to the 2017 season with a win at the first WSL North American Qualification Series event, the Shoe City Pro, held in January at Huntington Beach.  More recently, she […]

Roett moves up surfing ranks

Roett moves up surfing ranks

Chelsea Roett has improved her world international ranking to a personal best 42nd in the World Surf League Women’s Qualifying Series, after an impressive fifth place finish at the recently concluded WSL WQS 3,000 Barbados Surf Pro contest held at the Drill Hall Beach. Roett was previously ranked at 78th in the world. “I was […]

Burke moves up surfing rankings

Burke moves up surfing rankings

Barbadian Josh Burke performed outstandingly while placing a remarkable third out of 128 of the world’s best surfers in last weekend’s Barbados Surf Pro World Surf League (WSL) 3000 Qualifying Series (QS), hosted by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. at the Drill Hall, St Michael. Burke earned 1680 points that skyrocketed him 73 spots up […]

Asing and Bevilacqua claim inaugural Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000

Asing and Bevilacqua claim inaugural Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000

The first-ever World Surf League (WSL) Barbados Surf Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 crowned former Championship Tour (CT) competitors Keanu Asing (HAW) and Claire Bevilacqua (AUS) its inaugural champions on the shores of Drill Hall Beach. An incredible finish to a historic event witnessed a near-perfect heat from Asing over an in-form Shane Campbell (AUS), […]

Finals Day at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000

Finals Day at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000

Finals day at the World Surf League (WSL) Barbados Surf Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 has been called ON for women’s Quarterfinals bouts to start the day. North America Tour Manager, Brian Robbins, and event organizers arrived to more waves coming through at Drill Hall Beach for a champion to be crowned. “Today is a […]

Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000 is back on

Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000 is back on

After a lay day, the World Surf League (WSL) Barbados Surf Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 has been called on for women’s Round Four action with men’s Round Four set to follow. North America Tour Manager, Brian Robbins, and event organizers arrived early this morning to greatly improved conditions for the call. “The waves are […]

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