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Photos: Jessica Lewis Holds ‘Meet And Greet’

Photos: Jessica Lewis Holds ‘Meet And Greet’

Bermudian Paralympian Jessica Lewis was at the Washington Mall today [Feb 10] for a ‘meet and greet’ with her new Coach Curtis Thom, with the event serving to both help raise awareness for the Bermuda Paralympic Association and also thank the public for their support. Ms Lewis is one of the island’s preeminent athletes, having represented... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Pays Tribute To Coach & Mentor

Jessica Lewis Pays Tribute To Coach & Mentor

Paralympian Jessica Lewis has paid tribute to her coach, mentor, and friend Ken Thom, who died following a scuba diving accident in South Africa, saying he showed her how to believe in herself and go after her dreams, and she will forever be grateful to him. Ms Lewis said, “I met Ken in 2006 when he and his son Curtis came to Bermuda for a sports... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Speaks Out On Parking Issues

Jessica Lewis Speaks Out On Parking Issues

[Written by Don Burgess] Paralympian Jessica Lewis is speaking out for the differently abled after another incident of people parking in the disabled parking spots at Horseshoe Bay. Ms Lewis posted a photo of four cars who took up the disabled spots at Horseshoe, stating one woman had the audacity to tell her, ‘You could wheel just like she had... Read more of this article

Lewis Wins Big At Canadian Championships

Lewis Wins Big At Canadian Championships

Jessica Lewis concluded her final day of racing at the Canadian Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. The para-athlete left with 2 first places, 1 second place, and 1 third place finishes. Related StoriesLewis Competing In Canadian Championships Lewis Competes In Niagara Falls Half Marathon Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Participants Jessica... Read more of this article

Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Results

Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Results

Para-athlete, Jessica Lewis, competing in Bermuda for the first time in years, enjoyed a win in the Para 800 meters at the Invitational Permit Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday [July 1]. Lewis finished with a time of 2 min 32.48 sec, with Canadians Jessica Frotten and Iliana Dupont following in 2:35.26 and 2.38.47 respectively. Lewis hopes to... Read more of this article

Lewis Competing In Canadian Championships

Lewis Competing In Canadian Championships

Para-athlete Jessica Lewis is set to compete today [July 4] and tomorrow [July 5] in the Canadian Track and Field Championships. Her races are as follows [EST]: Tuesday:11.00 am: 200m semi-final 1.15 pm: 200m final 4.30 pm: 800m finalWednesday:11.15 am: 100m semi-final 12.45 pm: 400m timed final 4.20 pm: 100m finalTo stream live go here. Related... Read more of this article

Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Participants

Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Participants

The Bermuda National Athletics Association have confirmed some of the athletes for the upcoming Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet which will be held on July 1st at the National Sports Center. Bermudians Shaquille Dill and Dage Minors will feature in the men’s 800m race, while locals will have a chance to watch Paralympian Jessica Lewis in action, as... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Wins 200m Race In Switzerland

Jessica Lewis Wins 200m Race In Switzerland

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis began competing in Switzerland at the Daniela Jutzeler Memorial 2017 Arbon Track Meet. Taking to the track for the T53 Women’s 100m, the two-time Paralympian crossed the line second stopping the clock in a time of 17.05. She finished behind Samantha Kinghorn from Great Britain who stopped the clock in a time of 16.21,... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Competes In  Desert Challenge

Jessica Lewis Competes In Desert Challenge

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis competed in the 2017 Desert Challenge  in Arizona, recording top three finishes in all her events. The two time Paralympian took to the track to compete in the 200m, where she finished 3rd with a time of 30.76. She followed that up with a second place showing in the 800m, stopping the clock in a time of 2:05.17. During the... Read more of this article

Lewis Wins Niagara Falls Half Marathon Division

Lewis Wins Niagara Falls Half Marathon Division

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis – who specializes in sprinting and recently represented the island at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio - has taken top spot among females in the wheelchair division in the Niagara Falls Half Marathon in Canada, achieving a personal best time in notching her victory. Her time of 1:05.25 over a distance of 21.1 kilometers... Read more of this article

‘Paralympians Represented Bermuda With Pride’

‘Paralympians Represented Bermuda With Pride’

“We join with all of Bermuda in congratulating the achievements of our most deserving Paralympians who represented Bermuda with determination and pride,” Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards said.” “We are truly excited by their accomplishments and wish them well. Thank you to Jessica Cooper Lewis and Yushae... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulate Flora Duffy & Paralympians

PLP Congratulate Flora Duffy & Paralympians

Following their respective showings on the world stage, Shadow Minister of Health and Community Affairs Michael Weeks congratulated new ITU World Champion Flora Duffy and Paralympians Jessica Lewis and Yushae Desilva-Andrade, saying “we salute all three of these athletes.” Mr Weeks said, “The last few weeks have been busy ones for... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda In Paralympic Closing Ceremony

Video: Bermuda In Paralympic Closing Ceremony

The closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio is taking place this evening [Sept 18], with all 160 countries being represented in the Parade of Nations by a single flag-bearer. Bermuda was represented by two athletes at these Games — sprinter Jessica Lewis and boccia player Yushae Desilva-Andrade – with Desilva-Andrade serving... Read more of this article