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Flora Duffy Named Best Female Triathlete

Flora Duffy Named Best Female Triathlete

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy has been crowned the Best Female Triathlete of the year at the inaugural Global Triathlon Awards in Nice, France, yesterday. The Bermudian topped a shortlist, including Ashleigh Gentle, of Australia, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Lucy Charles-Barclay, of Britain, and American Chelsea Sodaro. Duffy enjoyed a scintillating... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Nominated In Global Awards

Dame Flora Duffy Nominated In Global Awards

Bermuda’s Dame Flora Duffy has been nominated in the best female category in the Global Triathlon Awards. The Triathlon website said, “Want to know who will be crowned the Global Triathlon Awards’ Best Male and Female Triathletes of 2022? The first ever edition of the annual event takes place in Nice on 20 January, conceived to recognise and celebrate... Read more of this article

Video: Dame Flora Duffy’s Triathlon Journey

Video: Dame Flora Duffy’s Triathlon Journey

The World Triathlon organisation has released an in-depth 20 minute video on Dame Flora Duffy, providing an excellent overview of the multiple time world champion and reigning Olympic gold medalist, with interviews with Dame Flora, her parents, childhood coach as well as race footage, and more. The video description says, “Join us as we go... Read more of this article

Bermuda Wins 2nd Highest WTSC Medals

Bermuda Wins 2nd Highest WTSC Medals

Bermuda won five of the 27 World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] medals this season, with the stunning showing by Bermuda’s Dame Flora Duffy making the island the second ranked nation, with the organisation noting her stellar showing calling her “Bermuda’s one-woman-show.” In providing a review of the season, the organisation... Read more of this article

Starzomski & Bernhard Compete In New Zealand

Starzomski & Bernhard Compete In New Zealand

Cora Lee Starzomski and Keith Bernhard recently competed in the Ironman 70.3 New Zealand. Starzomski clocked a time of 5:45:48, which saw her finish 326th overall, as the 63rd female finisher and she won the female 50 – 54 age group division. Bernhard completed the 70.3 event clocking a time of 6:12:13. He was the 471st runner to cross the line and... Read more of this article

Would You Like To Serve On Triathlon Board?

Would You Like To Serve On Triathlon Board?

The Bermuda Triathlon Association’s [BTA] next AGM will be held in January 2023 and they are inviting people to put themselves up for election to serve on the board. A spokesperson said, “Want to be a Director on the BTA Board? Our next AGM is at the end of January 2023 and we are looking for more people willing to put themselves up for... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Receives Special Kite

Dame Flora Duffy Receives Special Kite

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy was presented with a special handmade kite adorned with her image during a recent visit to Woody’s Bar in Somerset. The kite had been made from newspaper cuttings of the Bermudian triathlete winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. Duffy, a four-time world champion, was officially recognised... Read more of this article

WTCS Hold Gathering For Staff & Volunteers

WTCS Hold Gathering For Staff & Volunteers

The World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] celebrated the successful triathlon season through an appreciation gathering for locally based organizers and volunteers. A spokesperson said, “Celebrating a successful triathlon season on the racecourse would not be complete without the support of locally based organisers and hundreds of volunteers.... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Awarded DBE At Buckingham Palace

Dame Flora Awarded DBE At Buckingham Palace

Dame Flora Duffy officially received her Damehood at Buckingham Palace in the United Kingdom, having earned the recognition for her ‘services to sport in Bermuda.’ Dame Flora tweeted the photos below, saying: “It’s been quite the last 6 days. Winning my 4th World Triathlon world title and then onto Buckingham Palace to receive my DBE.... Read more of this article

Video: WTS Championship Race Highlights

Video: WTS Championship Race Highlights

Last week, Bermuda’s Dame Flora Duffy claimed yet another World Championship title, becoming the four time WTS World Champion, and the first woman to accomplish such a feat, and the WTS organisation has posted a race highlight video of the event. Dame Flora has won world titles across multiple federations, and this latest accomplishment means she... Read more of this article

Duffy & Smith Named Elite Triathletes Of Year

Duffy & Smith Named Elite Triathletes Of Year

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy and Tyler Smith claimed the top accolades at the Bermuda Triathlon Association awards ceremony at Thyme Restaurant in Paget at the weekend. Duffy was named the Elite Female Triathlete of the Year, while Smith picked up the Elite Male Triathlete of the Year. Duffy enjoyed a spectacular year, winning a record... Read more of this article

Google Searches For ‘Flora Duffy’ Up 3,233%

Google Searches For ‘Flora Duffy’ Up 3,233%

According to data from Google Trends, worldwide search interest for Dame Flora Duffy skyrocketed 3,233% in the past week, with this online interest in the Bermudian triathlete coinciding with her record setting win in the World Triathlon Championship, when she became the first woman ever to win four WTS World Triathlon titles. Dame Flora has now won... Read more of this article

Photos: Dame Flora Duffy Wins World Title

Photos: Dame Flora Duffy Wins World Title

Bermuda’s Dame Flora Duffy grabbed the Bermuda flag as she crossed the finish line in first place in Abu Dhabi this morning [Nov 25] to claim yet another World Championship title, becoming the four time WTS World Champion, and the first woman to accomplish such a feat. Dame Flora has won world titles across multiple federations, and today’s... Read more of this article