Tag: Triathlon

Flora Duffy Wins XTERRA West Championships

Flora Duffy Wins XTERRA West Championships

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy raced to victory in the XTERRA West Championships held in Las Vegas today [Apr 13], winning the 1.5k swim, 28.2k mountain bike and 10k trail run course. This is the second win in the XTERRA race series this year for the two-time Olympian, with Duffy also racing to victory in the XTERRA Grabouw event in South Africa in February... Read more of this article

Triathlon: Kent Richardson Wins In Costa Rica

Triathlon: Kent Richardson Wins In Costa Rica

Kent Richardson stood on the podium after winning his Age Group category during the Xterra Olympic Distance Triathlon in Costa Rica recently. Richardson recorded a winning time of 3:25:42 to win the Male 55 – 59 Category in the event, which was held in Playa Conchal on March 29th. Richardson completed the swim in a time of 26:04, he then completed... Read more of this article

Karen Smith Races To Victory In Mexico

Karen Smith Races To Victory In Mexico

Karen Smith started her 2014 triathlon season with an outstanding performance in the Los Cabos Ironman Triathlon in Mexico, finishing 1st in the Female 45-49 Age Group. Her impressive showing saw her finish as the 18th female, the 5th amateur female and 91st overall in a field of 866 starters. Smith exited the 2.4 mile swim in a quick 58:25 and then... Read more of this article

Butterfield Signs Lifetime Contract With Cervélo

Butterfield Signs Lifetime Contract With Cervélo

Cervélo announced the signing of Bermuda’s two-time Olympic triathlete Tyler Butterfield to a lifetime contract. Butterfield started off the 2014 season with a bang with his first major professional win at Abu Dhabi International Triathlon last Saturday, He will follow Abu Dhabi with the Ironman France in June, and the Ironman World Championships... Read more of this article

Photos: Tyler Butterfield Racing In Abu Dhabi

Photos: Tyler Butterfield Racing In Abu Dhabi

Bermudian triathlete Tyler Butterfield took on a range of top international competitiors at the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon in the United Arab Emirates earlier this week [Mar 15], securing a first place finish by completing the 223km course in 6 hours and 43 minutes. The two-time Olympian not only earned himself the prestige of winning the event,... Read more of this article

Video: Post Victory Interview With Tyler Butterfield

Video: Post Victory Interview With Tyler Butterfield

Bermudian triathlete Tyler Butterfield won the prestigious Abu Dhabi International Triathlon in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday [Mar 15], competing against a field consisting of the top triathletes from around the world. The first place finish, achieved in a time of 6 hours 43 minutes, allowed Butterfield to walk away with $40,000 in prize money,... Read more of this article

Video: Tyler Butterfield Wins Abu Dhabi Triathlon

Video: Tyler Butterfield Wins Abu Dhabi Triathlon

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield dominated a field of top international athletes to win the prestigious Abu Dhabi International Triathlon in the United Arab Emirates today [Mar 15]. The $40,000 first place prize money attracted the best triathletes from around the world, with Bermuda’s two-time Olympian topping the field... Read more of this article

Butterfield Preparing For Abu Dhabi Triathlon

Butterfield Preparing For Abu Dhabi Triathlon

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield is preparing for the 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon, which will take place on Saturday March 15 in the United Arab Emirates. The prestigious event offers some $40,000 in prize money for the first place alone, and Butterfield will compete against some of the best in the world including reigning Olympic Champion... Read more of this article

Smith & Hawley Compete In Florida Triathlon

Smith & Hawley Compete In Florida Triathlon

Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley represented Bermuda in the Sarasota-Bradenton Pan American Triathlon Confederation Sprint Championships in Tampa, Florida. Smith finished 57th in the Junior Men’s 16 – 19 Age Group Division clocking a time of 59:42.4. He came out of the water in 42nd place, completing the 750m swim with a time of 9:48. Smith clocked... Read more of this article

Triathlete Flora Duffy Wins In South Africa

Triathlete Flora Duffy Wins In South Africa

[Updated] Bermuda’s Flora Duffy claimed victory in the Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw event in South Africa in a time of 2:57:07. The event saw the competitors complete a 1.5K Swim, a 28K Mountain Bike course and a 11K Run. Carina Wasle from Austria finished in second, while Carla Van Huyssteen from South Africa finished third. “Pro wins are hard... Read more of this article