Tag: Triathlon

Flora Duffy Named “Most Impressive Crossover”

Flora Duffy Named “Most Impressive Crossover”

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has been recognized in the Triathlete Magazine’s Best Of 2014 Awards, with the two-time Olympian being named the “Most Impressive Crossover to Dirt.” Duffy won the XTERRA World Championship in Hawaii in October, which followed a first class season which saw her dominate the XTERRA circuit, winning titles in... Read more of this article

Nikki Butterfield Places 3rd In Ironman Australia

Nikki Butterfield Places 3rd In Ironman Australia

Less than 10 months after the birth of her second child, Nikki Butterfield — the Australian born wife of Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield — marked her return to professional racing with a third place podium finish at the Ironman 70.3 Mandurah Australian Pro Championship. Butterfield’s result came amidst a highly competitive field and... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Wins Queen Of Bermuda Triathlon

Flora Duffy Wins Queen Of Bermuda Triathlon

Fresh off the heels of her XTERRA World Championship title, Bermuda’s Flora Duffy won the Queen of Bermuda Triathlon on a rain soaking Sunday morning. Duffy — who led from start to finish — crossed the line in a time of 55:50, Rebeccah Wassner finished second recording a time of 56:45, and her sister Laurel Wassner finished third with... Read more of this article

World Champion Flora Duffy Visits School

World Champion Flora Duffy Visits School

This week Warwick Academy welcomed back alumna and newly crowned XTERRA world champion Flora Duffy, who came to spend the morning with students, along with her boyfriend Dan Hugo who is a world class triathlete from South Africa. A school spokesperson said, :She inspired all our students in Assembly and then she and Dan spent a special time with our... Read more of this article

Traffic Advisory For This Sunday’s Triathlon

Traffic Advisory For This Sunday’s Triathlon

The organizers of the Queen of Bermuda Tri presented by Bacardi said they wish to inform the public of some temporary road restrictions that will be in force on South Road on Sunday, November 9. “Bermuda is again hosting an international triathlon, a women-only event. The race is supported by the Bermuda Department of Tourism, and will be centered... Read more of this article

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 9th In Noosa, Australia

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 9th In Noosa, Australia

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield finished 9th in the Noosa Triathlon in Australia this past weekend, clocking a time of 1:51:06. Defending champion Aaron Royle won his second consecutive Noosa Triathlon crown after he outsprinted Commonwealth Games teammates Dan Wilson and Ryan Bailie in a dramatic finish to cross the line in 1:47:56. Butterfield... Read more of this article

Bacardi Queen Of Bermuda Tri On The 9th

Bacardi Queen Of Bermuda Tri On The 9th

The Queen of Bermuda Triathlon is on thanks to the efforts of the staff of the Fairmont Southampton and the local agencies in ensuring that Bermuda returns to “business as usual” following the unprecedented back to back storms Bermuda suffered in October. Local race director, Neil de ste Croix, said “we are so grateful for everyone who has contributed... Read more of this article

Minister Scott, PLP Congratulates Triathletes

Minister Scott, PLP Congratulates Triathletes

[Updated] The Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, R. Wayne Scott, today [Oct 27] congratulated World Champion Flora Duffy for her outstanding performance at the Xterra World Championships in Maui, Hawaii yesterday. “What an incredible feat for Flora to achieve her childhood dream – Bermuda stands proud of her singular achievement. Our world... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Wins Xterra World Championships

Flora Duffy Wins Xterra World Championships

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has just won the 2014 Xterra World Championship in Hawaii today [Oct 26], crossing the line in just under 2 hours, 48 minutes. The off-road triathlon combines a 1.5-kilometer rough water swim, a 30.4-kilomete mountain bike and a 9.5-kilometer trail run, with some 800 athletes from 28 countries and 42... Read more of this article

Karen Smith Wins Age Group in Hawaii

Karen Smith Wins Age Group in Hawaii

Bermuda’s Karen Smith produced an outstanding performance as she won the Female 45-49 Age Group in the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championships clocking an overall time of 10:36:37. The 140.6 mile race consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike and a 26.2-mile marathon which more than 110,000 professional and age-group athletes attempt to... Read more of this article


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