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VI pro-cyclist Darel Christopher Jr takes 2nd @ OKC Pro-Am Classic

-will now face US Olympians in 11-day Tournament
Darel Christopher Jr (left) takes the winner’s dais, with Logan Grace and Hugh Gill. Photo: Provided
The Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic was raced recently over three days through the streets of OKC. Photo: Provided
The Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic was raced recently over three days through the streets of OKC. Photo: Provided
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, USA - Virgin Islands (VI) Cyclist, Darel Christopher Jr, has placed second in the Oklahoma City (OKC) Pro-Am Classic, on his way to representing the Territory—at the Tour of America's Dairy Land competition, in Wisconsin, United States, from June 21, 2018, to July 1, 2018.

The Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic was raced recently over three days through the streets of OKC and saw the Virgin Islander—Christopher Jr—taking to the winner’s dais, with Logan Grace and Hugh Gill.

Tour of Americas

Christpher Jr will now head to the US for the grueling, 11-day cycling Tour of Americas Dairy Land, where he will compete against the likes of elite pro cyclists, Dan Holloway, a current member of the US Olympic track team and Brent Emery, a former US Olympian.

Christopher Jr, has in his career, in addition to scoring numerous victories at the VI National Championships and Season Openers, has also defended the Territory successfully in Antigua and Barbuda and Great Britain, among other countries.

The 27 year-old Virgin Islander has also competed in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico and has trained in international circuits, including in the US and Europe.

Milwaukee Race

The Tour of America’s Dairy Land, was formally established in 2009 when several Milwaukee cycling enthusiasts, among them Billy Ochowicz and Tom Schuler, came together to start what was then a five-day road cycling race.

Since then, the series has grown to 11 straight days in eleven different communities throughout Southeast Wisconsin, United States, making it the largest competitive road cycling series in the nation.

 

7 Responses to “VI pro-cyclist Darel Christopher Jr takes 2nd @ OKC Pro-Am Classic”

  • Curiosity kill the Cat (15/06/2018, 21:56) Like (3) Dislike (14) Reply

    Is it me or does he look white? I thought he was darker. Anyone congrats mehson. Keep up the good works. You are doing yourself, your family and your country proud.
    • ReX FeRal (16/06/2018, 04:20) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
      Even if he was white so what?
    • John (18/06/2018, 06:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      He is on the left. Maybe you are mistaking him for the man in the center of the pic or the man on the right. Just saying.
  • vex (15/06/2018, 21:57) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
    You go boy some of our forgotton athletes
  • guy hill (16/06/2018, 04:14) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    Always continue to do your very best.
  • ccc (16/06/2018, 08:31) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Big ups young man
  • biker (16/06/2018, 20:15) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Great job Daryl!!!. Keep riding and winning. Also kudos to Daryl Sr. for his support over the years. Happy Fathers Day


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