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Tuach to compete in Japan


EZRA STUART, [email protected]

Tuach to compete in Japan

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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)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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