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Pedal For Paralympics To Be Held On March 20

Pedal For Paralympics To Be Held On March 20

Bermuda’s Paralympian Jessica Lewis will join Bermuda cyclists this weekend as the annual Pedal for Paralympics will take place on Sunday, March 20th. Pedal for Paralympics is an opportunity for avid cyclists to support the Bermuda Paralympic Association to raise funds enabling Bermuda’s elite para-athletes to compete abroad at World Championships,... Read more of this article

Sprinter Jessica Lewis Earns ‘PLY’ Designation

Sprinter Jessica Lewis Earns ‘PLY’ Designation

Jessica Lewis – who recorded a 4th place finish in the 100m at the Paralympic Games, marking the highest ever finish by Bermuda — recently received a Certificate of Recognition from the International Paralympic Committee. Ms. Lewis tweeted the graphic below, saying, “Being part of the Paralympic movement is an opportunity I am grateful... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Reflects On Paralympic Games

Jessica Lewis Reflects On Paralympic Games

Following the conclusion of the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis reflected on her whole experience, thanking Bermuda for the support, saying that she was proud to have represented the island once again. In making her third Paralympic appearance, Ms Lewis competed in three events — the 100m, 400m, and 800m — and in... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes 5th In 400M Heats

Jessica Lewis Finishes 5th In 400M Heats

[Updated] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to compete in the T53 Women’s 400m heats at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo at 12.17am this morning [Sept 2] and you can watch live below. This is the third event the sprinter will compete in, following after the 800m where she set a personal best and the 100m where she claimed a 4th place finish. Update 12.22am:... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes 4th In 100M Finals

Jessica Lewis Finishes 4th In 100M Finals

[Updated] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to compete in the 100m finals at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo at 8.37am this morning [Sept 1]. This will mark the second event for the sprinter — Bermuda’s sole representative at the Paralympic Games — following after her appearance in the 800m race, where she recorded a personal best time. Update... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Records Personal Best In 800m

Jessica Lewis Records Personal Best In 800m

[Updated] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to compete in the T53 Women’s 800m heats at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo from approximately 10.36pm onwards [Bermuda time] this evening [Aug 28]. There are two heats scheduled, one at 10.36pm and one at 10.41pm and the official schedule lists Ms Lewis as competing in the second heat, however under the old... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Jessica Lewis Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Jessica Lewis is set to hit the big stage this month, with the Bermudian sprinter scheduled to represent the Island at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo— which started today – with Ms Lewis set to compete in the 100m, 400m and 800m.Ms Lewis is currently ranked [PDF] third in the world in the 100m — with a time of 17.00 recorded in June 2021... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda’s Team In Paralympic Opening

Photos: Bermuda’s Team In Paralympic Opening

The Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony is taking place today [Aug 24] in Japan, and Bermuda’s team has just entered the stadium, with the island’s sole athlete Jessica Lewis carrying the flag.Ms Lewis will compete in the T53 Women’s 800m heats scheduled for Saturday, August 28th evening [Bermuda time], the T53 Women’s 100m heats... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Jessica Lewis

Video: BNV Interview With Jessica Lewis

Jessica Lewis – who will represent Bermuda at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo – is joining Bernews at 8.00pm this evening [Aug 16] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series.Ms Lewis — who is is currently ranked 3rd in the world in the 100m — is the first Bermudian to win an IPC World Championship medal, the... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis’ Paralympic Race Schedule

Jessica Lewis’ Paralympic Race Schedule

The Paralympic Games is set to get underway in Tokyo on Tuesday, August 24th, and Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to make her third appearance in the Paralympic Games, where she will compete in the 100m, 400m and 800m. Ms Lewis will compete in the T53 Women’s 800m heats scheduled for Saturday, August 28th evening [Bermuda time], the T53... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sprinter Jessica Lewis

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sprinter Jessica Lewis

We are ‘sprinting ahead’ in this week’s Bernews’ Wallpaper Wednesday to our next world class athlete set to hit the big stage, with Jessica Lewis scheduled to represent Bermuda at the Paralympic Games which start later this month in Tokyo. Ms Lewis is currently ranked [PDF] third in the world in the 100m — with a time... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Annual Pedal For Paralympics

Photo Set II: Annual Pedal For Paralympics

Over 90 riders teamed up with the Bermuda Paralympic Association as a fundraising cycling event saw participants ride from Dockyard to Ferry Reach Park, with the ‘Pedal for Paralympics’ event serving to assist in raising funds for the island’s para-athletes The cyclists were joined along the causeway by Paralympian Jessica Lewis, and... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: 2020 Pedal For Paralympics

Photos & Videos: 2020 Pedal For Paralympics

[Updated] The Bermuda Paralympic Association [BPARAS] is hosting a fundraising cycling event today [Jan 12], with participants riding from Dockyard to Ferry Reach Park to help raise funds for the island’s para-athletes. The event getting underway in Dockyard this morning:The cyclists were joined along part of the route by Paralympian Jessica Lewis,... Read more of this article