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Our Olympic Hopefuls: Harold "Tre" Houston

Harold "Tre" Houston Age: 25 Sport: Athletics, Track and Field Qualified for the Olympic Games 2016   My Highlights Broke the 100 metre and 200 metre recordin the 2013 Island Games; made the World Championships; ran in front of 90,000 people in Beijing. How I Got Started My father, Lloyd Van Putten, got me into it. I grew up playing football, and my dad noticed that I had some speed. Funny story: I used to run the wrong way on…


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Our Olympic Hopefuls: Jillian Terceira

Jillian Terceira Age: 44 Sport: Equestrian Jumping   My Highlights Eighth place at the 2011 Pan American Games; Grand Prix Winner at Lyon, France; five-time Puissance High Jump Winner at 2.20 metres (7 feet, 2 inches); four-time recipient of the…


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Our Olympic Hopefuls: Roy-Allan Burch

Roy-Allan Burch Age: 30 Sport: Swimming   My Highlights Competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games; five-time World Championship competitor; three-time Commonwealth Games semi-finalist; three-time Pan American Games finalist; eight Bermuda national records. How I Got Started I took…


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Our Olympic Hopefuls: Flora Duffy

Flora Duffy Age: 28 Sport: Triathlon   My Highlights Three-time World Champion; two-time Olympian; Pan American Games medalist. How I Got Started I did my first triathlon when I was seven years old (Bermuda’s Iron Kids Triathlon). I won my…


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Scott Tucker: The New Urban Farmer

After the worst of Hurricane Joaquin had passed by early this autumn, one Bermudian farmer returned to his crops to inspect the damage. Despite winds still whipping the island at upwards of 30 knots, a neatly arranged cornucopia of pea…

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On the Right Path

While Bermuda has traditionally followed the “medical model” (a pragmatic and culturally conditioned response to health and wellbeing) in addressing addiction on a national scale, largely unchanged rates of so-called success over the past several decades have necessitated a more…