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Olympics: Jesse & Zander Kirkland Finish 19th

Olympics: Jesse & Zander Kirkland Finish 19th

Bermuda’s Jesse and Zander Kirkland concluded competition today [Aug 6] at the 2012 London Olympic Games, finishing 19th in the 49er class with 204 points. They struggled with some DNFs during the 15-race competition, but also had some very strong showings including a second place finish yesterday and two sixth places finishes. Their last two races... Read more of this article

Olympics: Kirklands Place 2nd In Race #13

Olympics: Kirklands Place 2nd In Race #13

Thirteen is said by many to be an unlucky number, however that did not hold true for Bermuda’s Jesse and Zander Kirkland who powered their way to a very impressive second place finish in their 13th race of these Olympic Games this morning [Aug 5]. In their first race today — their 12th in Olympic Games 49er class — the brothers found... Read more of this article

Live Blog: Four Bermudians Competing In Olympics

Live Blog: Four Bermudians Competing In Olympics

[Updating - strong day from the Kirkland brothers who raced three times finishing 6th, 10th and 12th] In addition to the much anticipated second day of Cup Match today [Aug 3], four Bermudians expected to compete in the London Olympics. Jesse and Zander Kirkland will be sailing in the 49er class, Tyrone Smith will be competing in the long jump, and... Read more of this article

Olympic Sailing: Kirklands Finish 6th, 10th & 12th

Olympic Sailing: Kirklands Finish 6th, 10th & 12th

Jesse and Zander Kirkland had their best day so far in the 2012 Olympic Games, recording finishes of 6th, 10th and 12th in the 49er class. In the first race they recorded their second sixth place finish of the Olympics. crossing the finish line 57 seconds behind winners Lauri Lehtinen and Kalle Bask from Finland. In the second race, they finished 10th... Read more of this article

Olympics: Kirklands Finish 6th In First Race

Olympics: Kirklands Finish 6th In First Race

[Updated] The first day of Cup Match is starting out on a very positive note with another strong performance from Bermuda at the Olympic Games, with the Kirklands storming to a 6th place finish in their first race this morning [Aug 2]. Jesse and Zander Kirkland rounded the first mark in third place 5 seconds behind the leaders, they remained in third... Read more of this article

Olympics: Kirklands Finish 12th In Race #6

Olympics: Kirklands Finish 12th In Race #6

[Updated: After a rocky start in their first race this morning, the Kirklands have had their strongest finish to date, with a solid 12th place in their second race of the day. They have now moved up to 19th place in the standings, surpassing the team from Greece] Bermudian sailors Jesse and Zander Kirkland are taking part in their third day of sailing... Read more of this article

Olympic Sailing: Kirklands Finish 18th In Race #3

Olympic Sailing: Kirklands Finish 18th In Race #3

[Updated - The Kirklands finished 18th in the first race, and did not finish the second race] Jesse and Zander Kirkland will take part in their second day of competition this morning [July 31] with the third race in the Olympic 49er class starting at 8am Bermuda time. Yesterday they recorded a DNF in the first race, but came back to finish 19th in... Read more of this article

Olympics: Kirkland Brothers Finish Race #2 In 19th

Olympics: Kirkland Brothers Finish Race #2 In 19th

[Updated – Jesse and Zander Kirkland started the week-long competition in the Olympic 49er class at 8am this morning. They recorded a DNF in the first race, but came back to finish 19th in the second race. The Kirkland brothers will race again tomorrow.] Jesse and Zander Kirkland are set to see action this morning [July 30] with the first race... Read more of this article

Kirkland Brothers Hold Clinic For Younger Sailors

Kirkland Brothers Hold Clinic For Younger Sailors

Bermuda’s Olympic sailors Jesse and Zander Kirkland took to their home waters this weekend while on their pre-Olympic break to help nurture the next generation of Bermuda’s skiff sailors. The pair held a clinic based out of the RHADC with nine sailors between the ages of 15 and 20 years of age. Dimitri Stevens, TreMayne Bean, Mackenzie Cooper,... Read more of this article

Kirkland Brothers Qualify For 2012 Olympics

Kirkland Brothers Qualify For 2012 Olympics

Bermuda’s Jesse and Zander Kirkland have qualified for the 2012 Olympics in the 49er Fleet after a strong performance during the SEIKO 49er World Championship in Zadar, Croatia. The Kirklands ended the third day by leaping 9 places up the leaderboard, they are now in 8th place overall with 44 Net Points. The Kirklands finished 2nd in the first... Read more of this article

Kirklands Sail Around Island In 3hrs 47mins

Kirklands Sail Around Island In 3hrs 47mins

Yesterday [Aug.4] Jesse and Zander Kirkland sailed around Bermuda in a bid to raise public awareness of their Olympic dreams and help fundraise their sailing campaign. They had asked the public to guess how long it would take them, and Duncan Frith was on target – with his guess only 10 seconds away. They finished in 3hrs 47 mins and 10 secs,... Read more of this article

Kirkland Brothers To Sail Around Bermuda

Kirkland Brothers To Sail Around Bermuda

Jesse and Zander Kirkland, in a bid to raise public awareness of their Olympic dreams and help fundraise their sailing campaign, are set to sail around Bermuda this week. They envisage it being a two-fold challenge, one for themselves to sail the “bronco” around the 36-mile circumference of the island in good time and lastly, for the public to try... Read more of this article

Kirklands Prepare for Euro ISAF World Cup

Kirklands Prepare for Euro ISAF World Cup

Olympic hopefuls, brothers Jesse and Zander Kirkland have arrived in Palma, to begin their important 2011 Euro ISAF World Cup campaign, which will be crucial in preparing for the 2011 World Championships to be held in the end of the year in Australia. Zander Kirkland said, “It has been just under 5 weeks since we have last seen a 49er and we both... Read more of this article