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Team Barbados still alive in El Salvador


Nick Maitland

Team Barbados still alive in El Salvador
Chelsea Tuach says she is hoping for bigger waves at the ISA World Games in El Salvador. (FILE)

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Surfers Chelsea Tuach and Che Allan kept team Barbados’ hopes of progression alive at the ISA World Games in El Salvador after impressive showings yesterday in their first-round heats.

Meanwhile, Joshua Burke was the first Barbadian to advance to the third round of the competition. He qualified second from his second-round heat on Monday afternoon with a respectable total of 12.24, just short of Canadian Cody Young who qualified in first place with a score of 12.27.

Tuach’s was first in the water at El Sunzal and she qualified second from her heat which featured American professional Caroline Marks and Mirno Boelsma of the Netherlands.

Tuach scored 7.26 which was enough for her progression. Marks appeared in fine fettle, registering a strong score of 15.33 while Boelsma was slightly off the pace and only mustered a total of 4.67.

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