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Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics

Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics

Bermuda’s Tucker Murphy took to the Men’s Cross Country Skiing 15km Course at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, finishing in 104th position. Murphy clocked a time of 43:05.7, finishing 9:21 behind winner Dario Cologna from Switzerland, who clocked a time of 33:43.9. Norway’s Simen Hegstad Krueger was second, clocking 34:02.2, and... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

After Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr. Tucker Murphy took part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 9 while wearing traditional Bermuda shorts, the cross-country skier has sparked curiosity about the unlikely winter attire, causing Google searches for “Bermuda shorts” to spike by 80% in Norway. Google’s... Read more of this article

Video: Canada’s CTV Highlights Tucker Murphy

Video: Canada’s CTV Highlights Tucker Murphy

Calling him “Bermuda’s only Olympic hope,” Canada’s CTV News has taken the time to spotlight the island’s Dr. Tucker Murphy as he represents Bermuda at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The story says “He may be Bermuda’s only Olympic hope, but Tucker Murphy says his expectations at the Winter Games are realistic.” “[My]... Read more of this article

Murphy Finishes 12th In Turkey Skiing Event

Murphy Finishes 12th In Turkey Skiing Event

Bermuda’s Tucker Murphy was back in action again competing in a Kandilli / Erzurum Cross Country Skiing event in Turkey and he recorded his best finish to date. Murphy competed in the FIS – Men’s 15 km F Race finishing 12th clocking a time of 42:12.0. Murphy finished 6:05.4 behind winner Hamza Dursun from Turkey who clocked 36:06.6,... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Finishes 24th In New Zealand

Tucker Murphy Finishes 24th In New Zealand

Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy took part in the FIS Cross-Country Ski Classic at Snow Farm for the Winter Games in New Zealand. Murphy, the 3rd skier to take off, clocked a time of 35:27.1 over the 10K distance to finish 24th overall. Benjamin Lustgarten from the USA won the event stopping the clock in a time of 27:35.5, Kaichi Naruse... Read more of this article

Video: Winter Olympian Donates To NSC

Video: Winter Olympian Donates To NSC

Thanks to the generosity of Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr Tucker Murphy, people can now train like a cross country skier. Dr Murphy, who competed as a cross country skier in the Winter Olympics at Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi four years later, has donated a SkiErg to the National Sports Centre’s gym.“The equipment is very similar to cross country... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Competes In Skiing In Iceland

Tucker Murphy Competes In Skiing In Iceland

Dr Tucker Murphy — who has represented Bermuda at the past two Winter Olympics — was back in action recently. Murphy competed in the Akureyri Iceland National Championships, finishing the Men’s 10km Mass Start Cross Country Skiing event in 11th place clocking a time of 29:05.3. Murphy then finished 11th competing in the Men’s 15km... Read more of this article

Video: Winter Olympian Murphy Congratulated

Video: Winter Olympian Murphy Congratulated

Earlier this morning [June 26], Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Community, Culture and Sport Wayne Scott joined members of the Bermuda Olympic Association in recognising Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy. Dr. Murphy is the first Bermudian to make an appearance in Olympic skiing, and has represented the island in the last two Winter Olympics Games. This... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event

Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event

Bermudian Dr. Tucker Murphy’s 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games 15K Free Cross Country Skiing Event saw him improve on his 2010 performance, placing 84th even as he recorded a slower time, according to the official Sochi 2014 website. At the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Murphy finished 88th overall with a time of 42:39.1; in Sochi, Murphy finished 84th... Read more of this article

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

[Updated] After originally reporting that the Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team were a “nod to their country’s proud tradition of looking like idiots,” the Houston Chronicle has now deleted the statement. It was made after the island’s team entered the Olympic stadium in Russia dressed in the traditional Bermuda business... Read more of this article

Bermuda “Wins” Olympic Opening Ceremony

Bermuda “Wins” Olympic Opening Ceremony

We may the smallest team in attendance, but the Bermuda Winter Olympic team made their presence felt at yesterday’s [Feb 7] Opening Ceremony, attracting plenty of attention due to our tradition wearing the island’s signature Bermuda shorts at Olympic events. Fox News even went so far as to declare Bermuda the winner of the Opening Ceremony,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team Enters Winter Olympic Stadium

Bermuda Team Enters Winter Olympic Stadium

The Winter Olympics kicked off today [Feb 7] with the Opening Ceremony in Russia, and the Bermuda team has just entered the stadium, with the island’s sole athlete Dr. Tucker Murphy wearing our trademark Bermuda shorts while waving the Bermuda flag. This is Dr. Tucker’s second Olympic appearance; he competed in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Finishes 38th In Switzerland

Tucker Murphy Finishes 38th In Switzerland

Bermudian skier Dr. Tucker Murphy continues preparing for the Winter Olympics in Russia, this time competing in Adelboden, Switzerland. Murphy competed in the FIS 10K C Cross Country Race, clocking a time of 29:56.5 to finish 38th overall. Murphy finished 4:26.7 behind the winner Mathias Inniger who clocked 25:29.8. Murphy will be the island’s... Read more of this article