Tuach to compete in Japan
BARBADOS’ TOP RANKED international surfer, Chelsea Tuach, is heading to Japan on Saturday to compete at the prestigious Women’s 3 000 Ichinomiya Chiba Open.
The 21-year-old Tuach, who heads the World Surf League North American qualifying series with 1 420 points, is currently training in Bali, Indonesia.
“The surf is incredible and allows me to train every day in a variety of conditions,” noted Tuach, who is ranked among the top 21 surfers in the world.
The qualifying series 3 000 event will be held in Ichinomiya, which is the site of the 2020 Surfing Olympics. Tuach is No. 8 seed, with Hawaii’s Alessa Quizon the top seed in the event, which runs from May 20 to 28. (EZS)
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