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Video: Profile Of Bermuda Freediver Scott Amos

Video: Profile Of Bermuda Freediver Scott Amos

A video profile of Bermuda free diver Scott Amos – the first person to represent the island in the sport  - offers insight into the sporting aspects of the activity, with Mr. Amos saying that “Bermuda is an amazing place for freediving.” In the profile, Mr. Amos says, “As a kid, I was always interested in anything to do with... Read more of this article

Jesse Washington Wins Gold, Breaks Record

Jesse Washington Wins Gold, Breaks Record

Bermudian swimmer Jesse Washington returned home following the 2015 Canadian Age Group Championships in Quebec City, where he won the 200m freestyle gold medal in record setting style — marking the first ever gold medal Bermuda has won at the Canadian Age Group Championships.Continuing his streak from two years ago when he won Bermuda’s first... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Compete At FINA In Russia

Bermuda Swimmers Compete At FINA In Russia

Two Bermuda swimmers recently showed off their abilities at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, with Julian Fletcher and Rebecca Heyliger taking part in the event. National swim coach Ben Smith said, “On August 2, day 1 of the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Julian Fletcher competed in the 100 breaststroke. Julian was fresh... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Excel At Canadian Meet

Bermuda Swimmers Excel At Canadian Meet

The 2015 Canadian Age Group Championships recently came to an end in Quebec City, with swimmers Brett Smith, Emma Harvey, Madelyn Moore, and Jesse Washington all taking part. Coach Richard Goodwin summarized the meet by saying, “The team of four swimmers managed 12 finals from 22 entries, nine Age Group records, and three Bermuda records, along with... Read more of this article

New Short Course Swimming Records Set

New Short Course Swimming Records Set

After verifying recent results following the Swim Ontario Summer Festival, June 27th- 28th, 2015 held in London, Ontario, Canada and the Barry Hanson Open held at the BASA Pool on July 11th, 2015, the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association has updated their short course meter records. Swim Ontario Summer Festival – June 27th and 28th, 2015 – London,... Read more of this article

Mariners Swim To Shore After Boat Disabled

Mariners Swim To Shore After Boat Disabled

On Saturday [July 4] two people swam to shore after becoming stranded on their disabled 17 foot skiff in the Grotto Bay area. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Two persons stranded in Grotto Bay on their disabled 17 foot skiff Smokin Mon made their own way ashore after calling Bermuda Radio via the 911 system. “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Magazine Features “Comeback Of Roy Burch”

Magazine Features “Comeback Of Roy Burch”

Bermuda’s Roy Allan-Burch has been featured in the Open Water Swimming Magazine in a special feature article titled “The Comeback of Roy Burch,” focusing on his return to the sport following an injury. Open Water Swimming Magazine is a monthly publication focused on open water swimmers, published by the World Open Water Swimming AssociationIn... Read more of this article

Bermudians Swim English Channel For Charity

Bermudians Swim English Channel For Charity

On July 4, a four-person relay team that included Bermuda’s Jeff Conyers and John Tomlinson swam across the English Channel in order to raise money for four charities, completing the 22-mile journey with a final time of 16 hours, 2 minutes, and 38 seconds. Peter Weedon and Chris Pitman joined the Bermudians to make up the “All in Your Mind”... Read more of this article

Swimming: BASA Update Short Course Records

Swimming: BASA Update Short Course Records

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have released their updated Short Course Meter Records. Best of BEST Meet #3 – April 25th, 2015 13 and 14 Girls Emma Harvey is the new 400m Freestyle Record Holder with a time of 4:41.15, breaking Shannon Hassell’s record of 4:41.62 set on July 17th, 2013. 13 and 14 Boys The 4x50m Medley Relay team of Brett... Read more of this article

Video: Medal Winning Swim Team Return Home

Video: Medal Winning Swim Team Return Home

The Bermuda Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships team arrived back at the LF Wade International Airport last night [June 28], bringing multiple medals and a long list of accolades home thanks to their strong performances. Those swimming accomplishments include three gold medals, one silver medal, broken CCCAN and national records, and... Read more of this article

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