CATO Roxroy < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Jamaica   
Gender Men
Born 05 Jan 1988 in Saint Mary, JAM
Height1.83 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Raleigh, NC, USA
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Liberal Studies - St. Augustine’s University: Raleigh, NC, USA
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach George Williams [personal]
Training Regime He trains with a group of top intermediate hurdlers including Bahamian athlete Jeffery Gibson and US athlete Johnny Dutch. "In training I am not just keeping up with them, but I am beating them and that helps to build my confidence and helps me to understand the 400m hurdles race better."
General Interest
Nicknames RoxStar (croxroy.wix.com, 01 Jan 2015)
Hobbies Cooking, playing video games. (croxroy.wix.com, 01 Jan 2015)
Hero / Idol One of his training partners US athlete Bershawn Jackson. "I'm very close to Bershawn Jackson, he is one of my mentors and motivators. He helped me out a lot from last year into this year with my hurdling." (jamaica-gleaner.com, 15 Aug 2015)
Injuries He had a "slight hamstring injury" from April to June 2015. (jamaicaobserver.com, 19 Jun 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Every day you have to test yourself. If you don't, it's a wasted day." (Twitter Profile, 13 Jul 2012)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (jamaicaobserver.com, 20 Jun 2016)
Other information UNIVERSITY SWITCH
In 2012 he decided to switch colleges in the United States of America, moving from Lincoln University, Missouri to St. Augustine's University, North Carolina. He had heard of the reputation of St. Augustine's athletics programme and was eager to join the college, and sat out a year of National Collegiate Athletic Association [NCAA] eligibility in order to make the switch. He graduated in 2014. (newsobserver.com, 14 May 2014)