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Smith Wins Silver At BUCS Championships

Smith Wins Silver At BUCS Championships

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith competed at the British Universities and Colleges Sport [BUCS] Triathlon Standard Distance Championships in Southport, England. Smith finished 2nd picking up the Silver Medal out of 133 competitors in the Men’s race with a time of 1:51:08 finishing 25 seconds behind the winner Matthew Nelson who clocked 1:50:43. Smith was 3rd... Read more of this article

Registration Opens: Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon

Registration Opens: Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon

Registration is now open for the 30th Annual Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon, which is Saturday, 23 June at Clearwater Beach in St. David’s. Kids aged 3 – 15 have the opportunity to swim, bike and run and a chance to win a $3,000 Iron Kids account. Kids competing in the 11-15 category can compete to win up to $1,000 in an Iron Kids account. There will... Read more of this article

Duffy Named USSA April Athlete Of The Month

Duffy Named USSA April Athlete Of The Month

Bermudian triathlete Flora Duffy has been named the United States Sports Academy’s [USSA] Female Athlete of the Month for April, alongside American basketball star LeBron James, who won in the Male category. The USSA website said, “Duffy dominated in women’s triathlon events on the international stage in April 2018. She took gold in the women’s... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Does It Again, Wins Gold In Japan

Flora Duffy Does It Again, Wins Gold In Japan

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has claimed yet another big win, collecting the first win of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying period as she won the gold medal at the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama in Japan this weekend. Winning in Japan for the second year in succession, it was also a second straight win of the season following her gold medal win in Bermuda... Read more of this article

NSC Plans Walk Of Fame To Celebrate Sports

NSC Plans Walk Of Fame To Celebrate Sports

Life-size pictures of Bermudians who have excelled in sport could soon adorn the National Sports Centre as plans take shape for a Walk of Fame to celebrate their achievements. Last year, sporting bodies across the Island – ranging from athletics to football to powerboating and even Sanshou – were asked to nominate people who they thought excelled... Read more of this article

Videos: Highlights Of WTS Triathlons In Bermuda

Videos: Highlights Of WTS Triathlons In Bermuda

Reigning world champion Flora Duffy came in as the favourite and delivered in emphatic fashion, as she raced to victory in the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda held last Saturday, becoming the first woman in WTS history to win a race after being the leader in all three disciplines. The gold medal earned on home soil was her first WTS win of the season,... Read more of this article

Goal To ‘Leverage The Longer-Term Value’

Goal To ‘Leverage The Longer-Term Value’

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they aim to “leverage the longer-term value through a healthy return on investment,” saying they view the island hosting the World Triathlon Series as “part of an investment that can bring returns for many years to come.” The event was held this past weekend with an elite men’s race attracting... Read more of this article

Column: The Inspiration Of Flora Duffy’s Victory

Column: The Inspiration Of Flora Duffy’s Victory

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Flora Duffy’s performance this past weekend was far more than a victory in a sporting event. As Minister Michael Weeks pointed out; “..those who attended on Saturday, experienced something special.” The Opposition Leader – Jean Atherden noted; “..it was an inspiration to all”. The response of the... Read more of this article

OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden thanked everyone for for making the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series event successful saying that Flora Duffy’s  “dedication and commitment is to be commended, and her performance at home proves that she is a force to be reckoned with in the triathlon world”. The Opposition Leader said, “The show... Read more of this article

Minister Weeks Congratulates Flora Duffy

Minister Weeks Congratulates Flora Duffy

“An incredibly proud day for Bermudians,” is how the Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks described triathlon champion Flora Duffy’s win yesterday in the Elite Women’s Race at the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda. “I think anyone who was there on Saturday shared in something very special,” said Minister Weeks. “The atmosphere... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy: ‘Absolute Highlight Of My Career’

Flora Duffy: ‘Absolute Highlight Of My Career’

Reigning world champion Flora Duffy came in as the favourite and delivered in emphatic fashion, as she raced to victory in the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, becoming the first woman in WTS history to win a race after being the leader in all three disciplines. The gold medal earned on home soil was her first WTS win of the season, and she held... Read more of this article

Photos: MS Amlin World Triathlon Series

Photos: MS Amlin World Triathlon Series

The MS Amlin World Triathlon Series saw the Tokio Millennium Re [TMR] Kids Duathlon take place on Friday night [April 27] while the Amateur Age Group Races and Elite Races took place on Saturday [April 28]. With an incredible performance in front of her home crowd, Flora Duffy won the elite women’s event in a time of 2:01:39. The gold earned on home... Read more of this article

Beauty Queen To Triathlete, A 55-Year Story

Beauty Queen To Triathlete, A 55-Year Story

Nancy Missett of New York City is in Bermuda this weekend for the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series, but also to recapture the memories of a visit she made out here in 1963. The 75 year-old was invited to the island a half-century ago to be the April Floral Pageant Queen, after having won a College Weeks pageant the prior spring. Now 55 years later she’s... Read more of this article