246 surfers set to ride waves

The eyes of the world will once again be on these shores as the famous Soup Bowl in Bathsheba, St Joseph, will host hundreds of surfers from around the world from March 18 to 24 for the highly professional World Surf League (WSL) events.

During the official launch of the Live Like Zander Junior Pro in memory of Zander Venezia and the Barbados Surf Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 5000 presented by Diamonds International at the office of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), located at One Barbados Place in Warrens, St Michael, Louis Venezia of Surf Promotions Barbados Limited said the main objective was to promote Barbados as a surfing destination.

According to Venezia, there are 246 confirmed entries for this year—168 men and 78 women and the winners will receive $10, 000 each.

Barbados’ top surfers, Chelsea Tuach, the 2022 female champion, and Josh Burke, who placed second overall in 2023, will take on surfers from Puerto Rico, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Peru, Canada, Panama, Chile, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. (ML)

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