During Vertical Blue 2011, an annual invitational competition, freedivers test the bounds of human endurance at Dean’s Blue Hole in Long Island – the deepest blue hole in the world.
The Bahamas: Sports
Sir Durward Knowles presents his Olympic gold medal to Minister of Culture Charles Maynard, to be placed in the National Museum of The Bahamas.
Ticket sales for next weekend’s 40th Carifta Games in Jamaica are going “extremely well” – with a large number of Bahamians having contributed.
Bahamians at Auburn University continue to be standouts.
Numerous NFL players have recently flocked to Rum Cay to acquire properties, including Joe Montana, Warren Moon and eventual NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis
Now in its 6th year and with a record 550 riders having participated, Ride For Hope has exceeded its expectations with over $250,000 received.
William Trubridge successfully performed a free immersion dive to 121 meters, garnering him his 15th World Record.
The former Carifta athlete slaughtered her competition during the Nautilus Sportswoman challenge to become the first contestant to be fast tracked into the semifinals.
The 2nd Bahamas National Chess Open 2011 is set to begin Friday April 15, featuring four national champions and a guest player from Florida.