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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

Bermudians To Swim The Channel For Charity

Bermudians To Swim The Channel For Charity

On July 4, a four-person relay team that includes Bermudians Jeff Conyers and John Tomlinson will be swimming the English Channel in order to raise money for four charities. Peter Weedon and Chris Pitman will join the Bermudians to make up the “All in Your Mind” relay team, enduring cold waters while swimming across one of the busiest shipping lanes... Read more of this article

Madelyn Moore Wins Gold In Record Setting Style

Madelyn Moore Wins Gold In Record Setting Style

Bermuda’s Madelyn Moore captured a gold medal in the 2015 Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships being held in Barbados, with her time of 26.65 shattering the Central American and Caribbean record. Moore captured Bermuda’s first medal of the Championships when she won the silver during the 100m backstroke with a time of 1:07.03.... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s CCCAN Swimming Team Announced

Bermuda’s CCCAN Swimming Team Announced

The XXIX Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships will be held in Barbados from June 23rd to 27th, with eight swimmers set to represent Bermuda. The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association has selected a team of athletes who have reached a minimum of 2 AAA time standards to represent Bermuda at the Championships. All of these swimmers were... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games Named

Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games Named

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [June 16] officially announced the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the XVII Pan American Games, which are being held from 10 July through 26 July 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Bermuda will be represented in seven sports: Athletics:Aaron Evans Harold “Tre” Houston Lamont Marshall Tyrone... Read more of this article

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