Bermuda Olympian swimmer Roy Allan Burch was just one of a few athletes who played a major role in the Dream On 3 Dream Gala 2016 in Charlotte, NC The Dream On 3 Mission is to make dreams come true for children with chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, or life-altering conditions by creating experiences of joy and magic through the world of sports.
Burch was on stage to talk about his challenges most recently his injuries.
Bermuda’s Patty Petty has been selected as an ITU International Technical Official for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games will mark Petty’s third appearance as an ITU Technical Official, but it would be her fourth times at the games as an Official. Her first games was 2004 Athens, Greece– Triathlon Team Manager for Bermuda/Athlete Tyler Butterfield, in 2008 Beijing, China she was an ITU Technical Official, she was also a ITU Technical Official for the 2012 London, England Games.
Cecilia Wollmann took the traditional plunge in the waters of Biscayne Bay after becoming Bermuda’s youngest sailor to qualify for the Olympic Games.
Wollmann, who was racing at the World Cup in Miami, punched her ticket after completing the Gold Fleet in the women’s Laser Radial as the top sailor from North America yet to qualify for the Games in Rio de Janeiro.
It was the final act of what has been a steady performance all week in variable and challenging conditions by Wollmann, who celebrated her eighteenth birthday just a week ago.
“It was such a relief to finish and have qualified,” Wollmann said. “It’s always nice to reach a goal that you have worked really hard for.
Rio bound: Wollmann and Cristian Noe, her coach, celebrate after the final race in Miami