OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

April 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden thanked everyone for for making the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series event successful saying that Flora Duffy’s  “dedication and commitment is to be commended, and her performance at home proves that she is a force to be reckoned with in the triathlon world”.

The Opposition Leader said, “The show of solidarity for our Bermudian athlete, Flora Duffy, at yesterday’s MS Amlin World Triathlon Series event was nothing short of spectacular.

“All of Bermuda came out to support our beloved daughter of the soil. Yesterday’s event showed that we can be an inclusive society that recognizes and appreciates the skill and ability of our athletes. The vibe of the fans, the organizers and the volunteers at the event was totally awesome.

“Flora came home determined to give us all she had and she did just that. In what appeared to be effortless style, Flora dominated the race from beginning to end, increasing her lead time from 38 seconds to two minutes, literally leaving her opponents ‘in the wind’. Flora’s dedication and commitment is to be commended, and her performance at home proves that she is a force to be reckoned with in the triathlon world.

“Flora is unstoppable and displays time and time again that she she is an amazing ambassador for Bermuda and that she is, without a doubt, an inspiration to us all.

“Thank you to the Corporation of Hamilton for the early and late hours that they put in to get the City of Hamilton ready for this event. To all of the volunteers who gave of their time to make sure that the event was successful, thank you. Thank you to MS Amlin and every other sponsor who contributed to and supported this event to ensure that everyone had a good time. Thank you to the PLP Government and the Bermuda Tourism Authority for continuing an initiative spearheaded by the OBA Government.

“Finally, thank you to the people of Bermuda, for your patience with the road closures and any other inconveniences that you may have experienced to ensure that we produced a successful, world class event. We look forward to seeing Flora again when she participates in the 2019 MS Amlin World Triathlon Series. “

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  1. facts of the rock says:

    Flora does more for Bermuda than anymore,her name is known around the world.

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