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Blackburn Wins Trilogy Bonus Age Group Title

Blackburn Wins Trilogy Bonus Age Group Title

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn won the Female 45 – 49 Mack Cycle Sprint Triathlon Trilogy Bonus Age Group title. Blackburn clocked a winning time of 1:05:06.59, Jessica Oreamuno was second in 1:05:12.60 and Laura Camacho was third in 1:17:30.68. Blackburn came out of the swim in a time of 4:45, then clocked 29:26 on the bike course and then 28:31 on the... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins Sprint Triathlon Age Group

Lisa Blackburn Wins Sprint Triathlon Age Group

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn stood atop of the 2018 Mack Cycle Sprint Triathlon Trilogy #3 Age Group podium. Blackburn finished as the first finisher in the Female 45 – 49 Age Group with a time of 1:06:02.62. Blackburn finished 79th overall, she clocked 5:19 during the swim, 30:21 on the bike course and 27:56 on the run course. Related... Read more of this article

Blackburn To Host Swimming Clinic On April 15

Blackburn To Host Swimming Clinic On April 15

On Saturday April 15th, “Ace Girls Bermuda” will be hosting a girls only swimming clinic featuring Pan American Games silver medalist and Masters World Record holder Lisa Blackburn, with Olympic diver Katura Horton-Perinchief to be a special guest. The event poster said, “Learn champion swimming techniques from professional swimmer and... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn made a very impressive showing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Canada this weekend, breaking the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle.Racing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Toronto, Ontario, she shattered the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.24. Ms Blackburn... Read more of this article

Club In Miami Appoint Lisa Blackburn As Coach

Club In Miami Appoint Lisa Blackburn As Coach

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn has joined the Gulliver Swim Club in Miami, Florida as a Senior Assistant Coach. The Club’s website said, “Lisa joins Gulliver from the South Florida Aquatic Club, where she was a professional swimmer.” “Prior to moving to South Florida, Lisa coached and held the position of Junior Group Coach... Read more of this article

Blackburn Wins Four Gold Medals At US Masters

Blackburn Wins Four Gold Medals At US Masters

Bermudian swimmer Lisa Blackburn won four gold medals at the US Masters National Swimming Championships in Portland, Oregon, racing to victory in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 50 breaststroke, and 100 breaststroke. “This competition was a good way to stay in touch with the water during my offseason and to take a bit of a holiday at the... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Sets New Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Sets New Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn put on a tremendous showing at the 2015 Rowdy Gaines Classic in Florida, shattering the Masters World Record with a time of 1:04.19. Her time — which is also a new Bermuda record — broke the previous record of 1:04.25 set by American Olympic medalist Susan Von Der Lippe back in 2008. Ms Blackburn was competing... Read more of this article

Blackburn Relocates, Aims For 2016 Olympics

Blackburn Relocates, Aims For 2016 Olympics

Aiming to qualify for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Lisa Blackburn has decided to relocate to Ottawa, Ontario and to focus solely on her swim training for the next 2 years. Having resigned from her full time professional position, Ms. Blackburn is now able to focus 100% on all of the necessary pillars of her sport. Ms. Blackburn said, “I... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins Five Medals In Boston Meet

Lisa Blackburn Wins Five Medals In Boston Meet

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn took part in the New England Masters SCM Championship Meet in Boston on December 14 and 15, racing her way to five gold medals and four meet records. Ms Blackburn said, “I am really pleased with my performances from this weekend. On Sunday, I competed in three races in the span of 60 minutes. “This is a great way... Read more of this article

Controversy Around Swimming Team Selection

Controversy Around Swimming Team Selection

[Updated] Swimmer Lisa Blackburn has expressed dissatisfaction with the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association [BASA] not selecting her for the FINA World Swimming Championships in Barcelona next month. This morning BASA President Tim Petty announced that Roy Allan Burch and Rebecca Heyliger will represent Bermuda in Spain. Burch has qualified by time,... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins Third Gold In Costa Rica

Lisa Blackburn Wins Third Gold In Costa Rica

[Updated] The third day of the 2013 Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Championships in Costa Rica saw Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn strike gold again – this time in the 200m butterfly. The 42-year-old swimmer continues to prove herself to be a timeless athlete, having claimed a total of three gold medals and one silver thus far... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins 4 Golds At Pan Americans

Lisa Blackburn Wins 4 Golds At Pan Americans

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn won four gold medals at the recent Pan American Masters Swimming Championships held in Florida, swimming to victory in the 50, 100 & 200m breaststroke as well as the 200 individual medley. In addition to the four gold medals she won, she shattered Canadian Masters records in all of her swims. Her times in each of her... Read more of this article

Blackburn Breaks Canadian Swimming Records

Blackburn Breaks Canadian Swimming Records

Bermudian swimmer Lisa Blackburn recently competed in the Canadian Masters National Championships held in Ottawa, where she was in fine form – winning 6 different races all in record setting style. She finished 1st – and set new Canadian Masters records – in the 100m breast stroke, 50m breast stroke, 100m individual medley, and 200m... Read more of this article