Home Video Gallery Contact Us Advertise Here
IslandStats.com RSS Feed

Athletics Home
Current Scores
Historical Scores
History of
Bermuda Day
Marathon Winners
Results / Entrants
Photo Gallery
Related Links
Contact Us
IslandStats.com RSS Feed


Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Winter Olympian Murphy Donates to the Sports Center

Thanks to the generosity of Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy, people can now train like a Cross Country Skier.

Murphy, who competed as a Cross Country Skier in the Winter Olympics at Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi four years later, has donated a SkiErg to the National Sports Center’s gym.

Murphy said, “The equipment is very similar to cross country skiing and works the same muscles used in double poling. As a result, it provides one of the most challenging aerobic upper body workouts I have done.

“I had some funding from an Olympic Solidarity Scholarship issued through the Bermuda Olympic Association and I felt this would be a good training tool both for myself and the next generation of aspiring athletes, as well as those Bermudians just aiming to get fitter.”

Amy Fox, the NSC’s Aquatics and Fitness Manager, said, “It was a great gesture from Murphy and we are very grateful to him for the donation.

“The machine fits in very well indeed with the equipment we have at the gym and we would encourage people to come and have a look. They will be very pleasantly surprised.”

Last 75 Headlines

IslandStats.com - Bermuda's Online Sports Source
© Copyright IslandStats.com