WIN­NERS: Amer­i­cans Cole Housh­mand and Kirra Pinker­ton emerged as cham­pi­ons.

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BAR­BA­DIAN CHE AL­LAN booked his place at the World Ju­nior Surf­ing Cham­pi­onships af­ter qual­i­fy­ing for the final of the World Surf League (WSL) Live Like Zan­der Ju­nior Pro In Me­mory of Zan­der Venezia at the Soup Bowl on Sun­day.

It was spe­cial fi­nals day as Amer­i­cans Cole Housh­mand and Kirra Pinker­ton were crowned cham­pi­ons.

The San Cle­mente, Cal­i­for­nia sweep earned both Housh­mand and Pinker­ton their first ever Pro Ju­nior wins in amaz­ing fash­ion.

Pinker­ton’s win moved her up the rank­ings to No. 2 and clinched a spot into the World Ju­nior Surf­ing Cham­pi­onships over fel­low Amer­i­can Sa­man­tha Si­b­ley.

Con­di­tions proved tricky for com­peti­tors as Soup Bowl’s shift­ing peaks con­tin­ued to sur­prise, but the best was saved for last.

The men’s Live Like Zan­der Ju­nior Pro In Me­mory Of Zan­der Venezia final wit­nessed the waves turn on in the open­ing stages and of­fered one last flurry of waves at the end that ul­ti­mately earned Housh­mand a mas­sive win.

“That was such a crazy final and to win my first pro ju­nior event at Soup Bowl is amaz­ing,” Housh­mand said. “The peo­ple, this wave, this place as a com­mu­nity is in­cred­i­ble and I can’t imag­ine a bet­ter way to end this year. This win is so spe­cial just be­ing in me­mory of Zan­der [Venezia] – it’s a big hon­our to earn this one.”

With Gunter and Al­lan both mak­ing the final, each of them have punched their tick­ets to the World Ju­nior Cham­pi­onships as Al­lan fin­ished ranked No. 3 and Gunter No. 4 – join­ing North Amer­ica re­gional ju­nior cham­pion Ry­land Rubens and No. 2 John Mel.

Prior to the men’s final, the ju­nior women had a re­mark­able con­clud­ing event of their own that wit­nessed Pinker­ton take down Amer­i­cans No. 1 ranked Alyssa Spencer, No. 2 ranked Sa­man­tha Si­b­ley and an in-form Rachel Presti.

Pinker­ton’s in­cred­i­ble aid and as­sist dis­abled and fi­nals per­for­mance earned her un­der­priv­i­leged chil­dren a maiden ju­nior tour win. through­out Bar­ba­dos.

“It feels amaz­ing to win my “Zan­der’s short but first ju­nior event and to do in­cred­i­ble time here on Earth it here is ex­tremely spe­cial,” has had a rip­ple ef­fect on Pinker­ton said. “I saw a left so many peo­ple, cross­ing that Rachel [Presti] got in her bor­ders of na­tion­al­ity and semi-final heat and when that age,” Zan­der’s fa­ther, Louis, left came in the be­gin­ning said. “All the do­na­tions will I just had to give it a shot, go di­rectly to help­ing these which worked out great.” chil­dren that Zan­der was

In hon­our of the late touched so deeply by, caus­ing Zan­der Venezia, the Venezia that rip­ple ef­fect to be­come fam­ily founded the Zan­der a ti­dal wave of love for the Venezia Foun­da­tion to less for­tu­nate.” (PR/HG)

his sur­round­ings that he knows where he is.

Has he reached the point that he could wan­der and be un­able to find his way home? Is he get­ting enough to eat? Can he bathe him­self, or does he need as­sis­tance with hy­giene and dress­ing? Is there fam­ily close enough to check on him in case he falls? If there was a fire or other dis­as­ter, would he know what to do?

These are sce­nar­ios in which your fa­ther should not be liv­ing alone. If he has be­come so de­mented that he is a dan­ger to him­self, then sad as it may be, you must lis­ten to your conscience and un­der­stand that past prom­ises no longer ap­ply.

You will need to ei­ther pro­vide around the clock as­sis­tance for him at home or a place where the care and at­ten­tion he needs will be pro­vided. A lot will also de­pend on your fi­nan­cial ca­pa­bil­ity.

– CHRIS­TINE

is Tues­day, Novem­ber 14, the 318th day of 2017. There are 47 days left in the year.

6:30 p.m. Se­nior en­vi­ron­men­tal health of­fi­cer Richard Bourne will be the guest speaker at the monthly meet­ing of the Men’s Health Group at the David Thomp­son Health and So­cial Ser­vices Com­plex.

(Pic­tures cour­tesy WSL/ An­drew Ni­chols).

Partly cloudy to cloudy with some scat­tered show­ers. 5:57 a.m. 5:29 p.m. 29 km/h

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