After an off season of training and a successful preseason that included a 5th place finish at the QS Taggart Women’s Pro at Merewether Beach in Newcastle Australia, Chelsea Tuach is ready to compete in her first world championship tour event as a full fledged member! Along with a three month stay down under, Chelsea kicks off her season this weekend at the Roxy Pro Gold coast in beautiful Queensland Australia. Chelsea will be diving in headfirst as she has the current reining and defending world champion, Carissa Moore, and local standout Isabella Nichols, (who happens to be the recently crowned woman’s junior world champion) in her first heat What a way to get your rookie campaign started! Chelsea has the potential to shake things up right from the start, and you can rest assured that all of the ladies on tour will be watching this heat with the rest of the world!
Chelsea has spent alot of time preparing for this moment, and her dream is about to become reality as she becomes the first WSL World championship tour surfer from Barbados. With an entire country behind her she looks to have a very successful rookie year in the WSL.
Round 1, heat 3, Roxy Pro Gold coast… this is where a historic rookie season begins for Chelsea Tuach, and the entire country of Barbados!
“I am super stoked to have made the quarters and take fifth at my first event of the year. My boards are feeling great and I have my coach, Jim Hogan, and my mom by my side. I am hoping to keep the momentum going in my next event at Manly Beach, the Australian Open of Surfing. Thanks to God for this blessing and to my sponsors, Roxy, Suzuki Caribbean, Sol, Dragon, and Chefette for their support,” Chelsea said in her post heat interview. ( Quote from Easternsurf.com)