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Video: Roy-Allan Burch Inducted In Hall Of Fame

Video: Roy-Allan Burch Inducted In Hall Of Fame

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch reflected on how the life lessons learnt at Springfield College, Massachusetts, helped shape him as a person after being inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame. Burch, who represented Bermuda at the Olympic Games in 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London, was among five of the college’s... Read more of this article

Roy-Allan Burch To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Roy-Allan Burch To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Springfield College in Massachusetts announced the athletes that will be inducted into their 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Class, with Bermudian Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch among the athletes set to receive the honour. Burch — who has set multiple Springfield College and Bermuda National Records — represented the island at two Olympic... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Discussion With Roy-Allan Burch

Video: BNV Discussion With Roy-Allan Burch

Two-time Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch joined host Earl Basden today [June 10] for the first episode in a new Bernews News & Views series on sports. The pair cover a number of topics, including the development and timeline of Mr. Burch’s career, his advice for up and coming athletes, and more. Related Stories Video: BNV Sports With... Read more of this article

Roy-Allan Burch To Speak In Charlotte, NC

Roy-Allan Burch To Speak In Charlotte, NC

The Charlotte Business Group will welcome Bermudian Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch as a special guest speaker on Wednesday, January 25 at Arthur’s Restaurant & Wine Shop in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event promo said, “Roy-Allan is an Olympic and national record holding swimmer from Bermuda. He was also featured in “15 Secrets... Read more of this article

North Carolina School Hires Roy-Allan Burch

North Carolina School Hires Roy-Allan Burch

Lake Norman Charter School has announced that it has hired Bermudian Roy-Allan Burch to serve as its swimming team’s head coach. Burch is one of Bermuda’s top swimmers, having set multiple Bermuda National Records and represented the island at two Olympic Games. Lake Norman Charter School — a 5th to 12th grade college preparatory charter... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Burch, SwimMac Train On Island

Photos & Video: Burch, SwimMac Train On Island

Bermuda Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch recently attended Bermuda’s National Sports Centre with fellow members of SwimMac while training for the Rio Olympics, taking the time to meet young local swimmers in the process. The group spent time answering questions and describing their accomplishments, noting some of their favourite aspects of training... Read more of this article

Roy Allan Burch On Cover Of German Magazine

Roy Allan Burch On Cover Of German Magazine

Roy Allan Burch has been featured on the cover of a German magazine, with Swim showcasing the Bermudian swimmer on the cover of their February/March 2016 issue. Burch — who holds multiple Bermuda National Records and has represented the island at two Olympic Games — was also recently featured in the Charlotte Observer, who ran a feature... Read more of this article

Forbes Features Swimmer Roy Allan Burch

Forbes Features Swimmer Roy Allan Burch

Forbes has featured Bermudian swimmer Roy-Allan Burch in an article highlighting the “Time Management Secrets Of 13 Olympic Athletes.” Kevin Kruse writes, “How do Olympic athletes maintain their focus, discipline and energy? How do the unsponsored athletes juggle their rigorous training with their “day job” and family obligations?... Read more of this article

Old Schoolmate Assists In Burch’s Rehabilitation

Old Schoolmate Assists In Burch’s Rehabilitation

In March of this year Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch suffered one of the worst injuries any athlete could sustain. It was a typical Friday morning, warming up for training, when both of Burch’s patella tendons ruptured leaving him in severe pain. He is now nearly six months post surgery and has had a smooth recovery despite all that could go wrong.... Read more of this article

Magazine Features “Comeback Of Roy Burch”

Magazine Features “Comeback Of Roy Burch”

Bermuda’s Roy Allan-Burch has been featured in the Open Water Swimming Magazine in a special feature article titled “The Comeback of Roy Burch,” focusing on his return to the sport following an injury. Open Water Swimming Magazine is a monthly publication focused on open water swimmers, published by the World Open Water Swimming Association In... Read more of this article

Roy Allan Burch Featured On Catalog Cover

Roy Allan Burch Featured On Catalog Cover

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, is featuring Bermuda’s Roy Allan Burch on the cover of the official 2015 Product Catalog. Burch first joined Team FINIS in May of 2013. Since then, he has continued to excel, and now lives in North Carolina and trains under renowned coach Dave Marsh among some of the world’s most elite... Read more of this article

Roy Allan Burch Sets National Record In Mexico

Roy Allan Burch Sets National Record In Mexico

Bermuda’s Roy-Allan Burch set a new Bermuda record during the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games now taking place in Mexico, becoming the first Bermudian swimmer to drop under 25 seconds in the 50m butterfly. The record came as Burch was competing in the preliminaries of the men’s 50m butterfly, with the two-time Olympian touching the... Read more of this article

Burch & Blackburn Advance To Finals In Mexico

Burch & Blackburn Advance To Finals In Mexico

Two Bermuda swimmers have advanced to the finals of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mexico, with both Lisa Blackburn and Roy Allan Burch qualifying during today’s [Nov 15] heats. During the Men’s 100m Freestyle Heat 2, Burch clocked a time of 52.00 finishing 4th, which earned him a spot in the finals with the 8th fastest... Read more of this article