My first HURRICANE – Umberto

No problem for me.

But schools and Gymnastics clubs in Bermuda were closed for at least 2 days.

The Category 3 storm’s 120 mph winds left 80% of the island — more than 27,000 people — without power

Our power went out for about 14 hours. During peak winds in our home bunker, we played Mexican Train dominos.

Next morning we surveyed the damage. Some gas leaks, nine medical incidents and three structural fires. One roof blew off.

Bermuda rarely sees storms as big and powerful as Humberto. Only 21 hurricanes have passed within 100 miles of the Atlantic Ocean paradise over the past century …

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The rail trail where I run is impassible due to fallen trees.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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