MARIGOT--More than 300 persons, including First Vice-President Valérie Damaseau, watched the Caribbean Street Workout Cup on the Marigot waterfront on Saturday, the second edition of which was hosted for the first time by St. Martin. The event, held every two years, was last held in Martinique in 2015.
Joey Priest lines up a shot during the R.H. Pool Club’s 10-Ball competition at the 8/9 Pool Bar in Sucker Garden Sunday. Priest faced a field of 10 players to win his first tournament. Willkings Richardson finished second. R.H. Pool Club is also looking for new members. For information call 524-5026
St. Maarten was named as Best International Team at the 18th Aruba International Open Taekwondo Championship. The students from the King Yen School in Middle Region, under the guidance of Grandmaster Theo Liu will return home Monday evening with seven gold medals and 14 silver. St. Maarten bested 10 other countries for the International Trophy.
Photo Gumbs is headed to the Little League age 12 and under final. Photo Gumbs defeated Lions Club 15-13 at the Ballpark on Pond Island Thursday. The win gave Photo a 2-1 series victory. Photo will face the winner of the Sagico versus Elle si Belle best of three game semi-final. Elle si Belle won the first game 17-4. Game two is set for Saturday at 11:00am.
By Robert Luckock
SIMPSON BAY--Team Nicole Erato is expecting great things from the young athlete when she takes on her next challenge, a Half Ironman in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on May 21, 2017, and much of that confidence has to do with a new bike, and not just any bike.
Nicole was in Tri Sport recently to get a glimpse and preliminary fitting of this new machine that is going to propel her to greater speeds. It’s the real deal, a top-of-the-line all-carbon triathlon bike with electronic shifting, and a hi-tech aerodynamic design that’ll cut through the wind as sharply as Keanu Reeves taking flight in the Matrix.