TDC on board for 2017 Beach Culture World Tour

The Beach Culture World Tour along with the movement of Organic Tourism has been making waves for the past few years, and once again the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) is on board to help make this year’s edition a success. Chairman of TDC Martin Ince spoke with the media regarding the organisation’s contribution this year. He stated that TDC is …

Barbados brings ‘De Action’ to Germany

Barbados makes its move at leading European windsurfing tourney with sports tourism ambassador, Brian Talma. Barbados recently scored some major visibility in the European market by signing on as the sole destination sponsor for the world’s biggest windsurfing event – the Mercedes-Benz Windsurfing World Cup in Sylt, Germany. The two-week event attracted over 300,000 spectators and went out to an …

Interview with windsurf legend Brian Talma

Super tanned, with longish hair lightened by hours in the sun and sea, always smiling, standing tall and looking good. Brian Talma, the windsurfing legend from Barbados is about to turn fifty but he is still competing at the world-class level and looks surprisingly similar to the photos that were published of him in a wide array of windsurfing magazines …

Paddling to say thanks

BRIAN “THE ACTION MAN” TALMA will be paddling around Barbados to show his gratitude. The veteran surfer has been instrumental in attracting numerous visitors through the beach culture, and was selected as one of the island’s 25 sporting icons who made a significant contribution to sports over the years. Talma told SATURDAY SPORT to express his thankfulness he will be …

Talma gives back

Barbadian sporting great Brian Talma described 2016 as the best year ever for the Bajan Beach Culture movement. Over the weekend Talma, known as De Action Man, showed his appreciation to those who supported him throughout the year. Specially mentioning the media and their support of his brainchild, the Organic Tourism Project. The Project was conceptualized by Talma to use …

Talma: Great year

BRIAN TALMA has described 2016 as one of his best years ever. Though placing 41st at the end of the Pro American Wind Surfing Tour Aloha Classic, the Olympic windsurfer felt it was a great accomplishment just to qualify for the competition in the Elite Pro Division. After competing in the American Windsurfing Tour pro division last month he advanced …

Talma named as sports ambassadors

VETERAN ‘WATERMAN’, Brian Talma, and accomplished surfer, Chelsea Tuach are now official sports tourism ambassadors for Barbados. In a press briefing at the offices of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), senior director, support services, Neville Boxill, commended both Tuach and Talma on their exploits and efforts to date in the surfing arena. These appearances and world-class performances around the …

Brian Talma’s Beach Culture World Championship in Barbados

The Beach Culture World Championship in Barbados presented by deAction Accommodation & Water Sports. Words by John Carter March 4, 2016, Barbados—You have to take your cap off to the visionary concepts of this legendary Barbadian waterman. Blessed by living in a Caribbean tropical windy paradise, Brian has utilized his incredible imagination to reinvent and promote his colorful career in windsurfing, …

Beach Culture World Champs set to rock Barbados

Two-time Olympian Brian Talma (1988, 1992) has big plans for his native Barbados. The Olympic windsurfer, who has dedicated his life to tirelessly promoting his sport, is bringing a new event to the international water sports calendar with the launch of the Beach Culture World Championships in his beloved island home later this month. The inaugural championships, which will run …

BEACH CULTURE WORLD TOUR MAUI 2015

Competition Director, Herbert Hamilton, rounds up the action from Brian Talma’s inaugural and groundbreaking event in Maui. Brian Talma held his first Beach Culture World Tour Pro Maui event in  March 2015, during the annual action & water sports industry photo shoots, he brought together the top pro sailors, the photographers and the competitors, to promote the sport, themselves and …