Trinidad Hosting TDC International Surf Festival This Weekend

by steve watts May 09, 2012

TDC International Surf Festival

TDC Internation Surf Festival

Sans Souci, Trinidad12 - 13 May, 2012

Nils Schweizer, Icah Wilmot, Joshua Burke and others are to compete in the third edition of the TDC International Surf Festival.  It is set to take place this weekend, May 12th & 13th, in Sans Souci, Trinidad. The lure of a $10,000 prize purse and a weekend of quality beach entertainment have once again attracted top international professional surfers to our shores. Five Venezuelan professionals, including ISF10 Open Champion Rafael Pereira and ISF11 Open Men’s Champion Francisco Bellorin, are confirmed to be attending and will be defending various titles.

Top Jamaican surfer Icah Wilmot will be representing Jamrock, surfing in the Open Men's Division. From Barbados, there will be several top surfers participating including Chelsea Tuach, who recently ranked #11 female surfer in the 2012 ISA World Junior Championships.

Also confirmed from Barbados is junior surfing phenomenon Joshua Burke who put on quite a show of aerial performance surfing at ISF11, finding himself as the 'Poster-Boy' for this years International Surf Festival.  Josh, who was recently featured as #19 in Surfer Magazines 'Hot 100' Under 21 surfers in the world, will be competing in both Pro Junior (U21) and Open Men's Divisions.

Read more @ SurfersVillage

steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left

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