Hello Fellow Triathletes!! Myself, Karen Smith and Jennifer Wilson have been working on new shirt designs for the BTA to be used for overseas travel and of course to wear in Bermuda!! We are offering 3 shirts ; A short sleeve and long sleeve workout shirt and a polo shirt. Attached is short sleeve workout shirt and I will will upload other 2 files separately. They are all available in men, women and youth style and sizes. Cost $ Polo shirt $50, Long sleeve workout $ 57 and short sleeve workout $ 53. Please email orders to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I need initial orders to be placed by Friday June 30th . Please order by then if you are going to Magog, Penticton, Chattanooga or Rotterdam.
2017 Calendar of Events 2017 Race Schedule
Date — Event — Location
Sat 1-Jul-17 — Bank of Bermuda Foundation — Clearwater
4-Sep-17 — Labour Day Home Event — Harrington Snd Dock
24-Sept-17 — Tokio Triathlon — Hamilton
15-Oct-17 — Aon Sprint National Championship — Clearwater
22-Oct-17 — XL Catlin – National Championships — Clearwater
8TH TO 16TH JULY – ADSY GORDON ADULT TRIATHLON CAMP (email@example.com)
3RD TO 7TH JULY (1/2 DAYS) – STEVE TREW JUNIOR TRIATHLON CAMP (Trihedzbda@gmail.com)
FUN SUPER SPRINT EVENTS
THURSDAY EVENINGS AT CLEARWATER BEACH, ST.DAVIDS — firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Pilgrim continues to impress in the 13 to 15 youth ranks as he once again took on a strong field at the USAT Youth Elite Triathlon Series event in Monroe, Washington State, USA.
Nick emerged from the 375m swim in 5 mins 37 and then completed the draft legal 10km bike in 16 mins 04 secs. He then had a disappointing 2.5km run by his standards of 9:21 for an overall time of 31 min 51 secs. However, his time was still good enough for 13th overall in a field of 48.
The race was won by by Nick Holmes in 30 mins 21 secs with a blistering run of 8 mins 36 secs as he edged Colin Wilson (31:24).
Tucker Murphy finished a respectable 28th today, Sunday 25th June, out of over 60 competitors in the Small Islands Games men’s triathlon event.
In what appears to have been a shortened swim, Tucker exited the water in 10 mins 16 secs and completed the 40km bike in 1 hr 04 mins 16 secs before recording one of the faster run splits of 39 mins 24 secs for the 10km for an overall time of 1hr 56 mins 16 secs.
The race was won by pre race favorite Daniel Halksworth of Jersey in 1 hr 45 mins.
There was another good turn out for Thursday’s Super Sprint as Alan Potts took the win just 13 seconds ahead of veteran and former Bermuda national triathlon champion Neil De Ste Croix. Amber Simmons was the first female finisher in 5th place.
It is good to see some familiar names from the past on the results list including former junior Dominic White ( who finished 3rd) and Derek Atkins.
Super Sprint Results 22 June 2017
Standard Distance – 200m swim/8K bike/1.6K run
25.01 Alan Potts
25.14 Neil de st Croix
25.56 Dominic White
26.24 Robin Horsefield
26.51 Amber Simmons
27.36 Derek Atkins
28.25 David Soutter
28.41 Otis Ingham
29.03 Melissa Logie
29.29 Nazarai Fox
29.43 Ali Eykyn
31.59 Neville Grant
32.09 Anna Laura Hocking
32.39 Debbie Norman
33.15 Mark Brown
34.41 Aaron Cannonier
34.47 Paul Fielder
34.57 Rachel Ward
36.01 Kristie Jones
36.37 Simon Fraser
37.15 A Female (AKA Tammy Ingham)
The annual Heroes Day Sprint Triathlon today ( Monday 19th June) attracted a good size field.
Tucker Murphy was the only competitor to break 1 hour over the course which started and finished at the traditional transition point of the Harrington Sound School Dock. Karen Smith was the first female and 3rd overall.
National Heroes Day Home Event 19 June 2017 – Harrington Sound Dock
Full Distance (approximate distances – 750m swim/11.5 mile bike/4.7K run)
59.26 Tucker Murphy
1.01.46 Steve Smith
1.04.01 Karen Smith
1.04.19 Alan Potts
1.05.35 Ben Lau
1.05.41 Alec Shepherd
1.05.52 Tim Patterson
1.06.07 Kevin Ronaldson
1.08.51 Spencer Conway
1.09.08 John Thompson
1.09.21 Melissa Logie
1.09.35 Gerhard Boonstra
1.10.54 Sharon Hammond
1.11.54 David Souter
1.12.09 Becky Shepherd
1.14.50 Claire McDevitt
1.15.18 Tim Palmer
1.15.58 Richard Hammond
1.21.26 Diana Wright
1.22.53 Lara Rogers
1.45.05 Elinor Lucas
1.07.44 NIckPilgrim/Wes Lindo/Wes Lindo
1.09.11 John Thompson/Spencer Smith/Caleb Ingham
Super Sprint (approximate distances 400m swim/6.5 mile bike/2k run
38.43 Lynsey Palmer
43.24 Steve Petty
46.53 Deb Norman
Swim only (750m)
10.31 Nick Pilgrim
10.37 Caleb Ingham
12.47 Andrew Davis
14.15 Joel Matthews
Top professional Gold Coast triathlete Adam ‘Adsy’ Gordon will be visiting Bermuda in July to run a nine day triathlon camp. A regular top 10 finisher, he most recently finished 4th in Ironman Taiwan, 7th in Ironman Australia, 2nd Ironman 70.3 Taiwan and 5th Ironman 70.3 Malaysia.
Dates: Saturday 8th July – Sunday 16th July
Back home in Australia, aside from being a professional athlete, Adsy provides personalized fitness, training and mentoring services tailored to the individual goals of rookie and veteran athletes alike. Check out his website at http://www.adsygordon.com/
He’s created a nine day plan just for Bermuda which will cover the main aspects of triathlon training for all abilities and will also include the opportunity for some one-on-one specific coaching.
Please don’t hesitate to contact Philip Mace (email@example.com)or Ashley Couper (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions and for a copy of the draft schedule.
Thursday’s super sprint series race at Clearwater Beach saw a much better turn out as Tucker Murphy not only won but set a 2017 season record for the full distance course, beating the time previously held by junior Nick Pilgrim of 24.17 set in May.
Sharon Hammond was the first female across the line.
THURSDAY 15TH JUNE 2017 SUPER SPRINT RESULTS
Standard Distance – 200m swim/8K bike/1.6K run
23.59 Tucker Murphy
24.45 Alan Potts
25.45 Dominic White
26.22 Neil de st Croix
26.44 Tim Fox
27.45 Tim Palmer
28.13 Sharon Hammond
28.26 Gerhard Boonstra
28.39 Otis Ingham
29.01 Ali Eykyn
29.23 Julian Fletcher
30.43 Laura Hope
31.04 Wenda Roberts
32.38 Debs Norman
32.42 Rachel Ward
32.45 Lara Rogers
33.07 Linda Yorston
36.35 Dave Hope
38.07 Rene Notter
38.31 Liz Arnold
38.44 Gary Stockley
200m swim/8K bike/1 lap run
36.02 Josh Fox
100m swim/8K bike/1.6K run
30.15 Nazarai Fox
Erica Hawley suffered a bike crash yesterday, Thursday 15th June, that sadly put her out of today’s European Junior Elite Triathlon Championships.
Erica’s shoulder took most of the brunt in the crash and when she tested it in a swim this morning she realised that it was too sore to start the race. A precautionary XRay is planned but mum Julia Hawley says she thinks she should be ready to race in the next European Cup junior elite race in Holten, Holland on the 30th June.
Flora Duffy was not the only Bermuda elite triathlete competing in Leeds last weekend as Bermuda elite junior Tyler Smith, who is attending Leeds University, lined up in the junior elite race over shorter super sprint distances.
After an excellent podium finish at the recent British Junior Elite Championships Tyler is coming into some good form ahead of the CAMTRI American Junior Championships on July 15th where he will attempt to qualify for the Junior World Championships in Holland in September.
In Leeds Tyler had an impressive swim as he led out of the water but in the shorter super sprint distances two slowish transitions cost him time and his T2 / run in particular took him away from the podium positions. Tyler crossed the line in 34:07 with the winner Nathan Smith, who came out of the water just behind Tyler, producing an excellent all round performance to finish in 33:08 .
Tyler’s splits ( winner’s splits in brackets)
Swim 4:55 (4:59), T1 3:04 (2:57), Bike 15:24 (14:58), T2 (not shown – might be in run time) , Run 8:40 (8:17).