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Lisa Blackburn Wins Sprint Triathlon Age Group

Lisa Blackburn Wins Sprint Triathlon Age Group

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn stood atop of the 2018 Mack Cycle Sprint Triathlon Trilogy #3 Age Group podium. Blackburn finished as the first finisher in the Female 45 – 49 Age Group with a time of 1:06:02.62. Blackburn finished 79th overall, she clocked 5:19 during the swim, 30:21 on the bike course and 27:56 on the run course. Related... Read more of this article

Doping Violation: Mexican Triathlete Suspended

Doping Violation: Mexican Triathlete Suspended

The International Triathlon Union [ITU] announced that a Mexican triathlete, David Mendoza Sanchez, is suspended from competition until November 2021 for committing a doping violation during the ITU World Triathlon Series Bermuda in April of this year. The story said, “The International Triathlon Union [ITU] announced today that Mr. David Mendoza... Read more of this article

Smith Named Leeds University Athlete Of Month

Smith Named Leeds University Athlete Of Month

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith has been named Athlete of the Month for August by the University of Leeds in England. The school’s website said, “Here at the University of Leeds we are lucky to train some of the most fabulous athletes from around the country. However, students don’t just come from the corners of England to use our first class facilities. “We... Read more of this article

Tyler Smith Finishes 6th In Triathlon In Peru

Tyler Smith Finishes 6th In Triathlon In Peru

Following up on his 6th place finish at the CAC Games in Colombia, Bermuda’s Tyler Smith competed in the 2018 Lima CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup in Peru, racing to another 6th place finish. Smith was clocked at 9:34 over the 750m swim, he would then cover the 20K nike course in a time of 32:05, before closing out with a 5K run time of 15:28,... Read more of this article

Butterfield Finishes 2nd In Ironman Asia-Pacific

Butterfield Finishes 2nd In Ironman Asia-Pacific

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield had an excellent showing at the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championships in the Philippines, racing to a second place finish. Butterfield clocked a time of 3:47.39 to claim second, while Mauricio Mendez crossed the line first in a time of 3:46:45, and Braden Currie was third in 3:48:12. Butterfield completed the swim in... Read more of this article

Butterfield Finishes 3rd In Ironman Santa Rosa

Butterfield Finishes 3rd In Ironman Santa Rosa

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield finished third in the Ironman 70.3 Santa Rosa event in California. Butterfield clocked an overall time of 3:22.34 competing in the Men’s Professional Division. Butterfield was 3rd in the Men’s Pro Division out of 21 competitors, 3rd out of 1,659 males and 3rd out of 2,544 total competitors. Related... Read more of this article

Smith Wins Ironman Hamburg Age Group

Smith Wins Ironman Hamburg Age Group

Bermuda’s Karen Smith won the Women’s 50 – 54 Age Group of the Ironman Hamburg in Germany, with a time of 9:14.02. Smith was the 13th female finisher overall, and she finished in 292nd place out of the total 2,126 competitors. Due to conditions the event was changed to a duathlon, because of water issues, Smith finished the first run in 27.04... Read more of this article

Erica Hawley Finishes 42nd In WTS Edmonton

Erica Hawley Finishes 42nd In WTS Edmonton

Bermudian triathlete Erica Hawley finished 42nd overall in the elite women category of the 2018 World Triathlon Series Edmonton in Canada, clocking a time of 1:04:47.  Hawley recorded a time of 10:33 on the swim, before clocking 32:39 on the bike, and closing out with a time of 20:00 on the run.Vicky Holland broke the tape for her second win... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy On Cover Of Triathlete Magazine

Flora Duffy On Cover Of Triathlete Magazine

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy is gracing the cover of the latest issue of Triathlete Magazine. The image was shot in Flatts Village this past April, the day after Flora won the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda. It was the magazine’s second visit to Bermuda in 2018. A journalist from Triathlete Magazine also visited in January – with a host of other... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Withdraws From Edmonton Triathlon

Flora Duffy Withdraws From Edmonton Triathlon

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy said she “won’t be suiting up for the World Triathlon Series event in Edmonton on the weekend” as in an aim to keep the series alive, she raced in Hamburg but “that proved to be too soon and set me back again.” In a post on her Instagram page, Ms Duffy said, “Sadly, I won’t be suiting up for... Read more of this article

Triathlon Economic Impact Report Released

Triathlon Economic Impact Report Released

The WTS Triathlon in Bermuda “generated an overall economic impact of $4.4 million, representing a 152 percent return on the $2.9 million investment by the Government,” according to a new economic impact report that has been released. “Flora Duffy’s dominant hometown victory at MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda was not only a celebratory... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Finishes 10th In Hamburg Triathlon

Flora Duffy Finishes 10th In Hamburg Triathlon

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy finished 10th in Germany for the Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon. Competing for the first time in over a month following a foot injury, Duffy finished in a time of 59:10. Cassandre Beaugrand from France clocked a winning time of 58:01,  Laura Lindemann from Germany was second in 58:36 and series leader Katie Zaferes from the... Read more of this article

BTA Announce Preliminary Carifta Team

BTA Announce Preliminary Carifta Team

The Bermuda Triathlon Association announced the preliminary team of young athletes to compete in the Carifta Triathlon and Aquathlon events to be held in Trinidad and Tobago [specifically Tobago] in September, 2018. Most of the team selected competed in Bermuda back on June 10th at the Clearwater Beach during the Bermuda XL Catlin Bermuda National Olympic... Read more of this article