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New Equipment For Gymnastics Association

New Equipment For Gymnastics Association

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that the Bermuda Gymnastics Association [BGA], in its capacity as the National Sports Governing Board for Gymnastics, has been able to purchase a regulation Olympic trampoline and power tumbling track, which have been installed at the BGA’s facility in St. David’s. The purchase of the new equipment... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Olympic Medalist Clarence Hill

Video: Bermuda’s Olympic Medalist Clarence Hill

[Written by Generation Next’s Eron Hill] This past week, I was blessed with the opportunity to sit down with Bermuda’s only Olympic medalist, Mr. Clarence Hill. At the 1976 Olympic games in Montreal, Canada, Mr. Hill successfully fought his way to the winner’s podium, having earned a bronze medal in boxing.This heavyweight champion of Bermuda... Read more of this article

WHM: Katura Diving Into Olympic History

WHM: Katura Diving Into Olympic History

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Don Burgess] Katura Horton-Perinchief made history without realising it. In 2004 she became the first black woman, in the world, to compete in the Olympics as a diver. She had a humble start in the sport at the age of seven in Canada, but it wasn’t her only focus. “I ended up doing figure... Read more of this article

McGinger Comic: Murphy Made Bermuda Proud

McGinger Comic: Murphy Made Bermuda Proud

[Written by McGinger Design Lab] In the third of a new comic series from McGinger Design Lab, McGinger notes that Tucker Murphy made Bermuda proud during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.Thank you Tucker! Related StoriesMcGinger Comic: Sleeping Or Can We Play Yet? Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics ‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches... Read more of this article

Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics

Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics

Bermuda’s Tucker Murphy took to the Men’s Cross Country Skiing 15km Course at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, finishing in 104th position. Murphy clocked a time of 43:05.7, finishing 9:21 behind winner Dario Cologna from Switzerland, who clocked a time of 33:43.9. Norway’s Simen Hegstad Krueger was second, clocking 34:02.2, and... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish Fifth In Winter Olympics

James & Cipres Finish Fifth In Winter Olympics

Figure skater Vanessa James, who lives in Bermuda as a child, and her partner Morgan Cipres finished 5th in the Pair Skating Free Skating on their final day of competition at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Coming into the Final Event the pair, representing France, stood in 6th, but a 143.19 point performance saw them move up to 5th overall... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish 6th In Short Programme

James & Cipres Finish 6th In Short Programme

After participating in the team competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Vanessa James — who lived in Bermuda as a child — and her partner Morgan Ciprès went to the Center Rink for their Short Program and they have kept their dream of medal alive. The French pair finished 6th with a score of 75.34, Wenjing Sui and Cong Han from China recorded the... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

After Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr. Tucker Murphy took part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 9 while wearing traditional Bermuda shorts, the cross-country skier has sparked curiosity about the unlikely winter attire, causing Google searches for “Bermuda shorts” to spike by 80% in Norway. Google’s... Read more of this article

Video: Canada’s CTV Highlights Tucker Murphy

Video: Canada’s CTV Highlights Tucker Murphy

Calling him “Bermuda’s only Olympic hope,” Canada’s CTV News has taken the time to spotlight the island’s Dr. Tucker Murphy as he represents Bermuda at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The story says “He may be Bermuda’s only Olympic hope, but Tucker Murphy says his expectations at the Winter Games are realistic.” “[My]... Read more of this article

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

The traditional Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team have attracted attention in the Twitterverse after the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea today, with some even saying they think we deserve a gold medal simply for the shorts. Tucker Murphy is representing Bermuda, with the cross-country skier making his third... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Start Competing In Olympics

James & Cipres Start Competing In Olympics

Vanessa James — who lives in Bermuda as a child — and her partner Morgan Cipres began competing in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games 2018 on the Opening Day of competition. The pair, representing France in the Team Event Pair Skating Short Program, finished in 6th with a score of 68.49. Russian pair Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda At Winter Olympics Opening

Photos: Bermuda At Winter Olympics Opening

Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy is taking part in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang today [Feb 9], with the cross-country skier making his third appearance at the Winter Olympics. As is tradition, Dr. Murphy sported Bermuda shorts among athletes dressed mostly in warm winter gear given the chilly temperatures,... Read more of this article

Photos: Singleton Carries Olympic Torch In Korea

Photos: Singleton Carries Olympic Torch In Korea

Three time Bermudian Olympian and IOC Athlete Commission member Patrick Singleton was honoured with the task of carrying the 2018 Winter Olympic torch as the Games get set to open in PyeongChang, South Korea tomorrow [Feb 9]. While he is now attending in an official capacity, Singleton has competed in the Winter Olympics three times. He finished... Read more of this article