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Chantel E. Malone joins growing band of Digicel brand ambassadors

Digicel (BVI) announced on Thursday August 20, 2015 that long jumper and athlete Chantel E. Malone has joined its growing band of brand ambassadors for the company. Photo: Provided
Chantel E. Malone’s ultimate goal is to reach a final and win medals at future World Championships and Olympic Games. Photo: Provided
Chantel E. Malone’s ultimate goal is to reach a final and win medals at future World Championships and Olympic Games. Photo: Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Digicel (BVI) announced on Thursday August 20, 2015 that long jumper and athlete Chantel E. Malone has joined a growing band of brand ambassadors for the company.

As the latest addition to the Digicel “Family”, Malone will be a spokesperson for the brand with a special focus on youth and sports throughout the [British] Virgin Islands, as well as featuring in Digicel’s new advertising campaign highlighting the territory’s most reliable 4G network.

Malone fell in love with track and field from a very early age while attending the Althea Scatliffe Primary School, but it was not until she attended the then BVI High School, now Elmore Stoutt High School, that she was inspired and encouraged by her then coaches Mr Winston Potter and Mrs Ageleta Bernard to pursue track and field at a professional level.

She continues to enjoy an extraordinary career as a professional athlete.

In college, Malone was the Conference Champion for both indoor and outdoor track and field events, named an All-American at the NCAA Division 1 Championship and was also a finalist at the World Junior Championships in two events, the Long Jump and the 400.

She placed 4th at the Commonwealth Games, won Gold at the CAC Championships and most recently won a silver medal at the NACAC Championship.

Chantel’s ultimate goal is to reach a final and win medals at future World Championships and Olympic Games.

Malone commented, “Being a Digicel Brand Ambassador is such an amazing opportunity for me. As an athlete who travels the world, it is a relief to know that I have Digicel to keep me connected to my coaches, family and friends using Digicel’s "Roam Like You’re Home" plan. This means that when I travel I pay the same rates abroad as I do at home. In addition, as a Digicel Ambassador, I will have a platform to give back to my community. It is a blessing to have a company who wants to be part of my team on my journey to accomplish my dreams.”

Her advice to other up and coming athletes is to keep reaching for their dreams. She explained, “My support system is what keeps me sane. I am blessed to have parents Keith and Hillary Malone, who have always supported me in every aspect of my life. If it weren't for Mr Potter, Mrs Bernard and the Top Notch Track Club, my track club in the BVI, I would not have had the foundation I needed to move onto college athletics, and now I have Digicel, I am truly blessed and thankful.”

Digicel (BVI) CEO, Conor Looney, commented, “Chantel really exemplifies our brand promise of everyday people, doing extraordinary things. She is dynamic, challenging, and dedicated to her sport, as well as the BVI community, while her strength and speed are unique, just like our 4G Network. Digicel is truly honoured to have Chantel join many other extraordinary athletes, including Usain St Leo Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce as part of the Digicel family.”

12 Responses to “Chantel E. Malone joins growing band of Digicel brand ambassadors”

  • one eye (21/08/2015, 09:07) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    this is great news yall
  • Track Mate (21/08/2015, 09:24) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Keep up the good work Olive
  • born here (21/08/2015, 10:11) Like (0) Dislike (5) Reply
    Oooh please
  • Me Too (21/08/2015, 14:51) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    Like I said can't make it in US because names mean nothing. Come home and use your name to step past all the people in line.

    So typical....
    • keep it real (21/08/2015, 17:30) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
      I said that awhile back. All the prominent ones children end up back there and the ones that had to struggle and didn't have popular last name like myself. I'm still making things work here in UK.

      They go back because there they return to being big fish.
      • KZ (23/08/2015, 19:36) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
        Its quite obvious that you are very jealous of Chantel. Chantel is one of the most humble and swett person that I know and has never once tried to compete for the US. But its haters like you that makes her keep going because she don't owe you or anyone a thing. She has chosen to give back to her country and Digicel recognize her as being a role model for the younger athletes. Its a shame you cant be one maybe that's why you jealous her. Chantz you don't let these ignorant, jealous, narrow minded and stupid individuals deter you from what you set out to accomplish with Digicel. Continue to use this platforms and make us proud. You know I have your back today and always so let them go sit them axx down. Love you babes and go get em at worlds. We are behind you 100%. Thanks Digicel for this sponsorship, you guys made an awesome choice in this young lady and she will make your brand proud as well as the BVI. Team Chantel All the Way
      • should i get serious (17/02/2016, 17:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        should i get serious about running
        i go to Ebenezer thomas primary i have won 3 600m races aganist kids in my class and i run with 13plus girls and i am 10 please email me to let me know if i should get serious my email is anyareshetiloff@gmail.com
        plese email me if you think i have a chance
    • strps (22/08/2015, 19:42) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
      Just shut up.
  • Proud Uncle (21/08/2015, 16:04) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Be the BEST that you can be!! We are all proud of you -- Do well
    • should i get serious (01/03/2016, 19:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Thanks Proud Uncle
      strps I bet u haven't won 3 600m races and I'm 10 so u are the one who needs to just shut up
  • concern (22/08/2015, 03:39) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Black people will always keep down their own and then blame the whites. When you read the ignorance that people sit and write. This young lady has proven herself over and over by ranking with some of the top athletes in the world not just locally. She has brought medals home to your country and you sit there and say stuff like that. She has many options but she choose to compete for your country to help put your country on the map and this is the thanks you all give her because of pure jealousy PLEASE. Go out there or put one of your family members against her and beat her, else SHUT TO HELL UP.

  • Mrs. B (23/08/2015, 06:56) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Chantel, you deserve this. You have worked hard and you are reaping just rewards. Do not mind the "nay-sayers" they will always be jealous and around. Go my dear and blaze the trail for the other Top Notch Track Club athletes.
    Nuff love and respect


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