Chelsea Tuach wins, Chelsea Roett out in quarter-finals
Created : 16 January 2017
Barbados' first-ever surfing Championship Tour representative in 2016 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour (CT) - Chelsea Tuach, is back on the qualifying series circuit.
After making the top 17, Tuach was not able to maintain her place in the women’s Championship Tour but is making a bid to return to the top tier.
The iconic Huntington Beach Pier was the backdrop to the Shoe City Pro Men's and Women's Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 January 13 – 15 and it was there that the 21-year-old Tuach claimed an impressive victory over the women’s field.
After placing second in her semi-final heat Tuach emerged victorious with a two wave, 6.47 and 7.83, combined total of 14.30.
Second place went to the event wild card, Samantha Sibley (USA) 13.27., Tia Blanco (12.56) was third and Kaleigh Gilchrist fourth 7.10.
Barbados Chelsea Roett made it to the quarter-finals and finished third in her heat.
The Top 6 Qualifying Series ranked surfers at season's end will earn a place in the Championship Tour.