FORBES Ronald < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Cayman Islands   
Gender Men
Born 05 Apr 1985 in George Town, CAY
Height1.92 m
Weight 93 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Partner Elma Camacho
Residence North Side, CAY
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Liberal Studies - Florida International University: Miami, FL, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began athletics in 1999 at age 14 in George Town, Cayman Islands.
Why this sport? He wanted the opportunity to travel the world and get a scholarship to a university in United States of America.
Name of coach Joey Scott [personal], USA
General Interest
Nicknames Ron, Ronnie (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Most influential person in career His father. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Hero / Idol His father, and Jamaican musician Bob Marley. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Injuries He missed the 2016 Cayman Invitational in George Town, Cayman Islands, because of injury. (caymancompass.com, 16 May 2016)

In about June 2013 he suffered an Achilles tendon injury during training that ended his season. (caymancompass.com, 26 Jun 2013)

In March 2012 he injured his left foot. (cayman27.com, 24 April 2012)

In February 2007 he pulled his groin and was out of action for four months. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)

In 2006 he suffered from tendinitis in his hamstring and plantar fasciitis in his foot, and was out of action for a total of four months. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)

In May 2005 he suffered an injured groin and was out of action for three months. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Left or right. Either get it right or get left behind." (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours He was Cayman Islands' flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (fiusports.com, 15 Jul 2016)
Ambitions To run a personal best in the 110m hurdles at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (loopcayman.com, 12 May 2016)