El Salvador

Surf Athletes

Paige Hareb Recovering After Blackout In El Salvador

Derek Morrison
Paige Hareb suffers medical event while celebrating her 31st birthday in El Salvador on Sunday and requires hospital treatment. “I went out to celebrate my El Salvadorian birthday last night, but things took a turn for the worst,” she shared on Instagram. Paige has spent her birthday surfing with Saffi......
Surf Athletes

Paige Hareb Narrowly Misses Olympic Qualification

Derek Morrison
It was an agonising conclusion to the 2021 ISA World Surfing Games for Paige Hareb when the Taranaki star missed Olympic qualification by the narrowest of margins in El Salvador. New Zealand’s hopes of a third surfer at this year’s Olympics rested on Paige Hareb in the early hours of......
Surf Athletes

Paige Shines At ISA Worlds, Olympic Qualification One Step Away

Derek Morrison
A huge turn that saw Paige Hareb free fall out of the lip on a huge left at La Bocana, El Salvador, was enough to catapult her into the Final 8 in the main group at the ISA World Surfing Games. She is now just one heat shy of Olympic......
Surf Athletes

Saffi Vette’s Olympic Campaign Comes To An End

Derek Morrison
Nineteen-year-old Gisborne surf star, Saffi Vette, has ended her run to the Tokyo Olympics this morning, falling in solid, challenging conditions in El Salvador. Surfing in the 4th heat of Repechage 5, Saffi and fellow WQS campaigner Ellie Turner, from Great Britain, were bettered by Carolina Mendes, of Portugal, and......
Surf Athletes

Paige Hareb, Saffi Vette Chasing Olympic Qualification In El Salvador

Derek Morrison
Traveling while the world is flaring with Covid 19 is never an easy decision to make, but if Olympic qualification is top of your goals, then you have very little choice. New Zealand Surf Journal catches up with Paige Hareb and Saffi Vette as they begin their journey at the......

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