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Lisa Blackburn Breaks Record…Twice

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Record…Twice

Bermudian swimmer Lisa Blackburn continues her record setting ways, breaking the Bermuda 200m Breaststroke record twice in a recent meet in Texas. Competing in the preliminaries of Women’s 200m Breaststroke on Day One of the USA Swimming Grand Prix Series, Ms Blackburn broke the Bermuda National Record when she clocked 2:38.70. This broke her own... Read more of this article

Fletcher & Blackburn Break Records

Fletcher & Blackburn Break Records

Bermudian swimmers Julian Fletcher, Roy-Allan Burch and Lisa Blackburn are competing as guests at the USA Winter National Swim Championships in Atlanta. 40-year-old Lisa Blackburn finished the 100m breaststroke in a time of 1:13.21, and was able to lower her own national record set at this summer’s CCCAN Championships by 2 hundredths of a second. Fletcher... Read more of this article

XVIth Pan American Games Update

XVIth Pan American Games Update

The XVIth Pan American Games, continued for the Bermuda Athletes as Lisa Blackburn hit the Pool. Blackburn swam the Women’s 200 IM. Blackburn recorded a time earlier this summer clocking 2:25.56, however this morning she touched the line in a time of 2:31.87, that saw her finish 18th overall and 2 places outside the B Final. Ben Smith the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Preps For Pan Ams

Lisa Blackburn Preps For Pan Ams

Lisa Blackburn discusses her training and preparation for the upcoming Pan American Games as well as her goals for an Olympic qualifying time. Lisa said, “I last attended the Pan American Games in 2003 and the atmosphere was electric! I am really looking forward to the Pan Ams again as I hope my experience this year will be just as exciting and... Read more of this article

Pan Am Games Team Named

Pan Am Games Team Named

The Bermuda Olympic Association today [Oct.5] officially announced the names of the 14 athletes who will represent Bermuda in six sports at the XVI Pan American Games, which are being held from 14 October through 30 October 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico Judy Simons, President of the BOA said, “Once again, Bermuda has assembled a strong team for the... Read more of this article

Swimmers Return From Puerto Rico: Five Medals

Swimmers Return From Puerto Rico: Five Medals

Bermuda’s swimmers returned last night [July 3] with a total of five medals they earned at the 2011 Central American & Caribbean Swimming Championships [CCCAN] which was held in Mayaguez,  Puerto Rico. Six of the island’s top swimmers – Lisa Blackburn, Nicole Yearwood, Ashley Yearwood, Rebecca Heyliger, Nicholas Patterson and... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins Medal #4, Sets 4th Record

Lisa Blackburn Wins Medal #4, Sets 4th Record

Bermudian swimmer Lisa Blackburn continues to shatter records and win medals at the 2011 Central American & Caribbean Championships in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico – picking up her fourth medal in the most recent day of competition. She was able to claim a Silver medal – her fourth medal of the Championships – in the 50m breaststroke,... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Does It Again: Medal #3

Lisa Blackburn Does It Again: Medal #3

Lisa Blackburn continues to turn up the heat at the 2011 Central American & Caribbean Swimming Championships [CCCAN] in Puerto Rico, collecting her third medal, with all three won in record setting style. Her latest swim not only broke the Bermuda record – it shattered a six-year-old Central American & Caribbean record previously held... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins Gold, Sets New Record

Lisa Blackburn Wins Gold, Sets New Record

Only a day after winning a silver medal in record setting style, Lisa Blackburn has turned out another big performance during the 2011 Caribbean Championships being held in in Mayaguez Puerto Rico – capturing a Gold Medal and breaking yet another record. Ms Blackburn set a new Bermuda record of 2:25:56 in the 200m individual medley. This time... Read more of this article

Blackburn Wins Silver, Sets Record

Blackburn Wins Silver, Sets Record

Lisa Blackburn’s time of 2:40.01 in the 200m breastroke not only earned her a Silver Medal at the 2011 Caribbean Championships, but also shattered Jenny Smatt’s 1992 record. Today Ben Smith, National Coach said, “Today was the first day of the 6 day CCCAN Championships in Mayaguez Puerto Rico. The addition of the Central American and... Read more of this article

Caribbean Champs: Six Swimmers To Compete

Caribbean Champs: Six Swimmers To Compete

Ben Smith, National Coach and Sharks Swim Club Head Coach, spoke on the upcoming Caribbean Championships that will be held in Mayaguez Puerto Rico from the 26th of June till the 2nd of July. “We set a high standard for this competition as this meet attracts the best swimmers in our region,” said Mr Smith. “The team will be made up... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Sets Two Bermuda Records

Lisa Blackburn Sets Two Bermuda Records

Top local swimmer Lisa Blackburn broke two new Bermuda records while competing in the Division 2 Team Championships in Brantford, Ontario from April 15-17. She broke the Bermuda National 200m Butterfly Record, with her time of 2:35.96 shattering Ashley Yearwood’s record of 2:36.56, and her time of 2:27.02 in the 200m individual medley improving on... Read more of this article

Blackburn: Five Top Three Finishes in Pittsburgh

Blackburn: Five Top Three Finishes in Pittsburgh

Bermudian swimmer Lisa Blackburn picked up five top three finishes – including two wins – at the AM Age Group Championships which took place March 11-13 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her results were: 1st 100 BR 1:06.83, 1st 200 BR 2:23.83, 2nd 200 IM 2:10.17, 3rd 50 FR 25.24 and 3rd 100 FR 53.31. Ms Blackburn also competed in the Eastern... Read more of this article