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Rower Shelly Pearson Qualifies For 2019 Pan Am

Rower Shelly Pearson Qualifies For 2019 Pan Am

More than 200 rowers — including Bermuda’s Shelly Pearson – earned qualification for their countries to the Lima 2019 Pan American Games recently while competing at the Pan American Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro. The best rowers from across the Americas gathered in iconic Rio de Janeiro, Brazil seeking the chance to compete... Read more of this article

Video: Pearson Has “Great” Olympic Experience

Video: Pearson Has “Great” Olympic Experience

Following her performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, rower Shelly Pearson says she enjoyed a “really great experience” and “learned a lot from the process.” Ms. Pearson — the first female rower to represent Bermuda — said, “It was great. It was a really great experience. I learned a lot from the process. I had... Read more of this article

Olympics: Shelley Pearson Finishes 4th In C Final

Olympics: Shelley Pearson Finishes 4th In C Final

Bermuda’s Shelley Pearson finished fourth in this morning’s women’s single scull rowing C final, recording a time of 7:34.41 in her final race of the 2016 Olympic Games. Pearson — the first female rower to represent Bermuda — advanced to the quarter-finals after finishing third in her heat on August 6th; she then finished... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 2nd In Semifinal

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 2nd In Semifinal

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson stroked her way to a second place finish in her semi-final C/D heat today to advance to the women’s Olympic single sculls C Final on Saturday. Pearson — rowing in lane three — was third at the 500 metres mark, trailing both Sanita Puspure of Ireland and Felice Chow from Trinidad and Tobago but... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 4th In Quarterfinals

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 4th In Quarterfinals

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] By fractions of a second, Shelley Pearson narrowly missed out on advancing to the women’s single sculls rowing A/B semifinal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Denmark’s Fie Udby Erichsen, who won silver at the London Olympics, was victorious in Pearson’s heat.The Bermudian was in in a fierce competition to get one... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Is “Calm And Confident”

Olympics: Pearson Is “Calm And Confident”

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson is “calm and confident” ahead of Tuesday’s women’s single sculls quarterfinals at the Olympic Games. She will be competing in the third quarterfinal heat in lane 6 and will be up against three Africans: Algeria’s Amina Rouba, Nigerian Chierika Ukogu, Zimbabwe’s Micheen Thornycroft as well as Canada’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Pearson Finishes 3rd In Heat

Photos & Video: Pearson Finishes 3rd In Heat

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson is looking forward to Tuesday’s quarterfinal race where she could make history. Pearson finished third in her heat on Saturday and is poised to beat Jim Butterfield’s 16th place finish in the 1972 Munich Games to become Bermuda’s greatest Olympic rower.Pearson told the Bermuda Broadcasting Company’s... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Advances To Quarter-Finals

Olympics: Pearson Advances To Quarter-Finals

The Bermuda team has commenced competition in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, with rower Shelley Pearson advancing to the Rowing Women’s Single Sculls Quarter-Finals after finishing third in her heat this morning. Pearson delivered a time of 8:22.15 during the heats to advance to the next round. The photo below, courtesy of Patrick Singleton from... Read more of this article

Rower Shelley Pearson To Attend Art Opening

Rower Shelley Pearson To Attend Art Opening

Select Palette Art is getting set to present the opening of ‘Vibrant Essence,’ a solo show by artist Susan A. Pearson at Common Ground in Hamilton. The opening will be held tomorrow [Apr 15] from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, with the artist’s daughter, Olympic-qualifying rower Shelley Pearson, to attend. Sponsored by C&A Perez and Goslings... Read more of this article

Video: Pearson & Oxford Defeat Cambridge

Video: Pearson & Oxford Defeat Cambridge

At the recent Newton Women’s Boat Race, Bermudian rower Shelley Pearson and her Oxford University Women’s Rowing teammates worked their way to victory in the annual event, defeating rival Cambridge on the River Thames in London. The race report says, “For the first minute Cambridge stayed on terms with the lighter Oxford crew, but the... Read more of this article