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Alizadeh Wins Metropolitan Regatta Open Single

Alizadeh Wins Metropolitan Regatta Open Single

Bermuda’s Dara Alizadeh recently won the Metropolitan Regatta Open Single Sculls A Final. Alizadeh took to the start line representing Cambridge University for the A Final with seven other rowers, powering his way to a first place finish with a time of 5:24.70. Alizadeh finished almost two seconds ahead of the second place finisher James Kesting... Read more of this article

Alizadeh Concludes Competing In Rowing Cup

Alizadeh Concludes Competing In Rowing Cup

The second regatta of the 2021 World Rowing Cup Series in Lucerne, Switzerland has concluded, with Dara Alizadeh — who will represent Bermuda at the Tokyo Olympics – taking part. Alizadeh competed in the men’s single sculls quarter-final #3 where he clocked a time of 7:25.67 to finish 5th and advance to the men’s single sculls... Read more of this article

Alizadeh Qualifies For Tokyo Olympic Games

Alizadeh Qualifies For Tokyo Olympic Games

Dara Alizadeh’s dream has come true, with the athlete qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games, where he will represent the island in rowing. Competing in the finals of the World Rowing Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta in Brazil, all but one Olympic qualifying spot for the Men’s Single Sculls were confirmed according to the qualification rules... Read more of this article

Alizadeh Places 3rd In Olympic Rowing Qualifiers

Alizadeh Places 3rd In Olympic Rowing Qualifiers

Bermuda Olympic hopeful Dara Alizadeh competed on the second day of the World Rowing Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta. Competing in the M1X Men Senior Semi-Final 1, Alizadeh finished 5th stopping the clock in a time of 7:33.44, which sent him to the B Final Race. Alizadeh crossed the line third in the B Final clocking a time of 8:03.36. Related... Read more of this article

Minister Lovitta Foggo Meets Dara Alizadeh

Minister Lovitta Foggo Meets Dara Alizadeh

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo recently met with local rowing sensation Dara Alizadeh to discuss his plans of seeking to represent Bermuda in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. For the last two years Mr. Alizadeh represented Cambridge University in the annual rowing race against Oxford University on the River... Read more of this article

Pilot Gig Club Twins With Lyme Regis Club

Pilot Gig Club Twins With Lyme Regis Club

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club was officially twinned with its Lyme Regis counterpart on Sunday [Aug 18] to further cement historic links between the island and the English Channel town. Lyme Regis was home to the 17th century English mariner Admiral Sir George Somers, whose vessel Sea Venture was shipwrecked in Bermuda following a 1609 hurricane while... Read more of this article

Rowers To Compete In World Pilot Gig Event

Rowers To Compete In World Pilot Gig Event

Gig rowers from Bermuda will take to the waters 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, UK in the Isles of Scilly for three days of racing this weekend for the World Pilot Gig Championships 2019. 15 members of the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club [BPGC] will be competing against more than 140 other crews from the UK, Ireland, the USA and Holland in the male and female,... Read more of this article

Alizadeh & Cambridge Win Boat Race In London

Alizadeh & Cambridge Win Boat Race In London

The Cambridge University team, which included 25-year-old Bermudian Dara Alizadeh, won the Men’s Boat Race, defeating Oxford in the prestigious annual race held on the River Thames in London. The event website said, “Cambridge held on to retain the 2019 Men’s Boat Race, after Oxford came from several lengths down at St Paul’s Boathouse to... Read more of this article

Dara Alizadeh To Row For Cambridge In Race

Dara Alizadeh To Row For Cambridge In Race

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo congratulated 25-year-old Bermudian Dara Alizadeh on being selected, for the second year, to crew for Cambridge University in the annual rowing race held between Oxford and Cambridge Universities. “I want to wish him the best of luck for Sunday’s race,” said Minister Foggo.... Read more of this article

Jessica Rego Rows 3,000 Miles Across Atlantic

Jessica Rego Rows 3,000 Miles Across Atlantic

[Written by Don Burgess] A Bermudian woman has completed the “world’s toughest row” to help reduce plastic in the ocean and save marine life. Jessica Rego was part of a three-woman team that took on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and rowed 3,000 miles from San Sebastián de la Gomera in the Canary Islands to Nelson’s Dockyard in... Read more of this article

Rower Shelly Pearson Qualifies For 2019 Pan Am

Rower Shelly Pearson Qualifies For 2019 Pan Am

More than 200 rowers — including Bermuda’s Shelly Pearson – earned qualification for their countries to the Lima 2019 Pan American Games recently while competing at the Pan American Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro. The best rowers from across the Americas gathered in iconic Rio de Janeiro, Brazil seeking the chance to compete... Read more of this article

National Sports Governing Bodies Hold Meeting

National Sports Governing Bodies Hold Meeting

The Association of National Sports Governing Bodies [ANSGB] held their General Assembly Meeting on Saturday, December 1st at the CedarBridge Academy. Delegates representing Bermuda Boxing Association, Bermuda Association of Motorsports, Bermuda Badminton Association, Bermuda Basketball Association, Bermuda Bicycle Association, Bermuda Body Building... Read more of this article

Argus International Gig Regatta Results

Argus International Gig Regatta Results

The Argus International Gig Regatta saw seventeen pilot gig crews rowing against each other at three events held around the island over the past week. This is the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club’s second international rowing regatta and they said they would like to thank all of the sponsors, community supporters, BPGC members, and the volunteers who made... Read more of this article