A group of 22 youths and adults from Saba arrived in St. Eustatius on Sunday, July 10, to compete in the Battle of the Islands event.
The initiative is a collaboration of the St. Eustatius Health Department and A+ Academic and Professional Training Centre (APTC). The event will be a mind and fitness challenge featuring running. swimming, island relays and other activities.
Youths from Statia and Saba ages 12-18 will compete. A+ APTC President Andrenne Roulston said, “It will not only be based on physical strength but also mind strength as well.”
The Saba youngsters will remain in Statia for three days and the Saba and Statia groups will travel to Saba on Thursday, July 14, to continue the competition, which will last another three days. “So, we will see who is the champion of the Battle of the Islands. Will it be Statia or will it be Saba?” asked Roulston.
The Daily Herald.