14-year old middle-distance sprinter Juan Pablo Valerio was on the verge of heading to his first CARIFTA Championships in the Under-17 boys 1500 meters until an unexpected health scare put him on the sidelines and into the hospital. Valerio won’t compete for the next few months, but he says the minor setback will not get in the way of reaching his goal: representing Cayman at next year’s CARIFTA Championships, in Cayman. Hear his courageous story as we honor Juan Pablo as the Cayman National Bank Athlete for Monday 26th March.
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Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.
Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.
Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?
Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.