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Flowers while he is living; Bill Board congratulates Kyron!

A new billboard of Kyron A. McMaster, first time gold medalist in the 400 meter hurdle at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia has been erected in Road Town on the James Walter Frances Drive Dual Carriage-Way adjacent to the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex to show appreciation for his hard work and dedication. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just in case motorists, passengers, visitors or pedestrians have missed it, the skyline in Road Town on the James Walter Frances Drive Dual Carriage-Way adjacent to the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex has a new Bill Board.

It was yesterday Monday, April 16, 2018, erected by local sports agencies to show the Territory’s appreciation and support for Kyron A. McMaster, who stormed to the gold medal in the 400m hurdle final at the Commonwealth Games in Australia on April 12, 2018.

BVI Pride

The young 21-year-old Virgin Islands athlete won the first Commonwealth Games medal of any colour for the tiny British Overseas Territory of less than 30,000 people.

McMaster's historic victory was no doubt an emotional one, having to pick himself up and relocate to the United States of America (USA) following the death of his coach Xavier ‘Dag’ Samuels tragically in Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

While it is unclear when the gold medalist will be home, as he is back in the USA training and competing, plans are being made for a grand and elaborate welcome home for Mr McMaster fitting for a king.

13 Responses to “Flowers while he is living; Bill Board congratulates Kyron!”

  • just (17/04/2018, 14:44) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Wonderful! The Future of OUR Virgin Islands looks BRIGHT with young potentials stepping up.
  • 123 (17/04/2018, 14:52) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
  • politricks (17/04/2018, 14:54) Like (20) Dislike (9) Reply
    ayo know who put up this billboard but ayo didn't know who put up the controversial one?
  • A fitting welcome (17/04/2018, 15:00) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
    This billboard is good, we must celebrate our champion gold medalist. But I am ashamed for my country if he has to come home and see the exposed toilets at the recreational ground where he used to work out...this field was badly damaged by hurricane Irma, like everywhere else. But after all this time, don't you think that they could do something about the eye sore at A.O. Shirley grounds, as far as those toilets are concerned? There are people in a committee to see about the recreational facilities, they have bored members, all of them can't be lame. Somebody have to have a brain and think to put some sort of covering, plywood or tarp, or something to cover those broken, fallen down toilets facing the public road, where tourists passing everyday, and we the locals don't enjoy that view neither. Please do something about it before Kyron comes home. Thank you.
  • just asking... (17/04/2018, 15:08) Like (14) Dislike (3) Reply
    how come no one is afraid to be associated with this bill board unlike the one with the VOTE NO against the recovery board where they all hide behind the banana tree?
  • Yes..but (17/04/2018, 15:24) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
    He needs house, land and much more! I really hope we will be welcoming him home with a grand motorcade and celebration at the pier park lawn or admin complex. The man deserves the world for representing us in this manner!
  • guy hill (17/04/2018, 15:35) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Be bless. Be brave. Be safe. Champion you are.
  • ... (17/04/2018, 17:39) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nice can't wait to welcome him home
  • tola (17/04/2018, 20:31) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    It would be fitting if a portion of a road /street or even one of the round a bout can be named in his honor
    • Hmmm (17/04/2018, 22:34) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      Ewe bright.. in Tortola he got to get gray hairs before that happen. I like your idea though
  • NezRez (18/04/2018, 10:43) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    They should give him a BIG WELCOME BACK! He put in so much time and energy training for a very long period of time, using blood, sweat and tears. Imagine how his heart swelled with pride when he realized that a man from a small island won out over so many big countries, putting the BVI on the map for the Olympics. CONGRATULATIONS CONGRATULATIONS again Mr. McMaster.
  • l (18/04/2018, 12:31) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    When is the parade? or motorcade?

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