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Nick heads "Round the Sound" in Bermuda ...

On the 19th October 2008 the Governor of Bermuda welcomed swimmers from around the world to the 19th Bermuda's "Round the Sound" swimming event, that included Truro City Swimming Clubs Seniors Coach and Masters swimmer Nick Deards.

October 19th 2008 was the date, Harrington Sound, Bermuda was the location: His Excellency the Governor of Bermuda Sir Richard Gozney welcomed the largest contingent of swimmers ever to Bermuda for the 2008 Round the Sound Swim. 217 swimmers from over 25 US states, Canada, Europe, and Bermuda took part in distances ranging from 800 meters to a 10K. The 10K event took the swimmers entirely around scenic Harrington Sound.

The swim originated some 18 years ago by Bermuda open water swimmer Reeve Trott who brought the idea up to his coach Duncan Newby. The dream has become a charity fundraising event and since that time more than $300,000 has been raised by the swimmers and organizers for various local charities. In recognition of Duncan’s passing this year the event was held in his honor with his name and “Our Inspiration” added to the sleeve of the event t-shirts.

With 43 entrants Nick who completed the 10km swimming event in a very respectible 2 hours, 58 minutes,  23 seconds finihed in 15th position. Well Done!

A special thanks was given to all the sponsors and participants who worked behind the scenes to make this event a success.

For the full Results click Here

 
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