Spencer Fordin holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida and spent 16 years writing for MLB.com prior to moving to Grand Cayman. Fordin, a native of Port Washington, NY, has worked in New York, Baltimore and Toronto before relocating to Cayman in 2017.
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ARTICLES BY SPENCER FORDIN
Beach volleyball took on a starring role in Cayman over the weekend with the NORCECA tournament at Seven Mile Beach, spotlighting a sport that has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence in the United States over the past decade.
Cayman’s swimmers, who won a record 47 medals in the pool and three more in open water at the Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas earlier this month, were greeted by a boisterous crowd at Owen Roberts International Airport on Thursday.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service unveiled a new ballistics hub Thursday at the George Town Police Station that will greatly reduce the time associated with analyzing and matching bullets and guns.
Raise the nets and sweep the beach. Professional volleyball returns to the Cayman Islands this weekend, when Public Beach at Seven Mile Beach will play host to an international tournament sponsored by NORCECA.
It starts as a day at the beach, but it could end up as a hobby that will last the rest of their lives. Twenty-two youngsters ranging in age from 8 to 18 took part in a developmental clinic for beach volleyball at Public Beach on Saturday.
For Paul and Ann Roberts, a trip back to Cayman Brac was 30 years in the making. And for their twin daughters Kate and Laura, it was a chance to see where they spent part of the first year of their lives.
A new academic journal has been published with an exclusive focus on Cayman culture. The Journal of the UCCI recently published an issue called “The Caymanian Landscape,” which aims to provide local scholarship on a variety of topics.
The students at the University College of the Cayman Islands are ready for their close-up.
Rianna Rankin is quickly becoming one of the fastest young runners in the Cayman Islands.
Marissa Harrison, ace student and star volleyball player, has taken on the role of her sport’s chief ambassador to the Cayman Islands.
One boat, the aptly named Business Trip, separated itself from the pack at the seventh annual Kirk Slam Dolphin Tournament held at Barcadere Marina over the weekend.
Marguerite Bernard, the daughter of former Cayman commissioner Ivor Otterbein Smith, had waited 65 years to see the Cayman Islands again before arriving in Grand Cayman last week and refreshing her precious memories of growing up in George Town.
This time, the coming attractions came with a message. The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce kicked off its “Growth Matters” initiative on Wednesday at Regal Cinemas in Camana Bay, unveiling a series of 10 animated short films designed to educate people of all ages about the economy. The initiative, conceptualized by former Chamber of Commerce Council member Steve McIntosh, deals with an issue that may be close to the heart of all Cayman citizens: The growth of the private sector.