Tyler Butterfield and Tyler Smith may not have taken home any medals in today’s Men’s Commonwealth Games Triathlon, and they weren’t expected to, but what they did do is acquit themselves well in a fast and unforgiving race that featured many of the world’s top 10 triathletes. In wet and blustery conditions, as expected England’s … Continue reading THE TYLERS DO BERMUDA PROUD
Erica Hawley’s performance at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Triathlon will inevitably be overshadowed by Flora’s gold medal performance, but take nothing away from the youngster who had a breakthrough performance today to cross the line in 16th place out of 24 starters. Her position in the field was difficult to know as TV coverage focused … Continue reading YOUNGSTER ERICA HAWLEY AN INCREDIBLE 16TH TO PUT THE ICING ON THE CAKE.
Flora Duffy lived up to pre race expectations as she executed her game plan to perfection to become the first Bermudian woman, and only the 2nd Bermudian since Clarence “Nicky” Saunders, to take gold in the Commonwealth Games. It all started to go to plan early in the swim as in a deja vu scenario … Continue reading FLORA DUFFY TAKES GOLD
Much of the Commonwealth Games attention this week will be focused on Flora Duffy and whether she can bring home the gold medal for Bermuda, but hopefully that will not detract too much attention from the other three members of our team, Tyler Butterfield, Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley. The Commonwealth Games has always been … Continue reading BERMUDA – THE ISLAND THAT NEVER STOPS SURPRISING THE WORLD OF TRIATHLON
A couple of corrections to my post on Flora Duffy’s race the Commonwealth Games Triathlon : The Commonwealth Games distances are infact 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run and not Olympic/ Standard distances as in past major games and world championships. The shorter swim will certainly be a factor in the race as it … Continue reading CORRECTION TO COMMONWEALTH GAMES POST
We all know that Flora Duffy will start as a firm favorite to win Thursday’s Commonwealth Games Triathlon but what are some of the key factors that could affect the outcome of the race. Preparation : Working with coach Neal Henderson and husband and mentor Dan Hugo as well as other specialists, Flora’s preparation for … Continue reading A LOOK AT THE KEY ASPECTS OF FLORA DUFFY’S RACE ON THURSDAY- CORRECTED VERSION