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Para archer Green shooting for the stars

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Para archer Green shooting for the stars

The 20-year-old, with only a few months experience in the sport of archery, is already making a name for himself as Jamaica’s first para archer and earning one of the island’s first international medals against able-bodied archers at the Caribbean Development Championships, which was held in the Dominican Republic earlier this month. Para archery is the discipline for athletes classified with a physical or visual impairment

Born with two spinal conditions, spina bifida and scoliosis, Acee Green was prevented from being able to walk, but this is not stopping him from going after his goals as an archer.

The 20-year-old, with only a few months experience in the sport of archery, is already making a name for himself as Jamaica’s first para archer and earning one of the island’s first international medals against able-bodied archers at the Caribbean Development Championships, which was held in the Dominican Republic earlier this month. Para archery is the discipline for athletes classified with a physical or visual impairment.

“My experience was nothing short of extraordinary. I exceeded my expectations, especially after only training for such a short period of time, since March 2022,” Green said. “It was an overwhelming experience that I worked really hard to achieve…and for me to take home the bronze medal was absolutely amazing.”

Green took home a bronze medal in the beginner senior men’s 30-metre category, and said he would like to continue to grow in the sport.

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“[I want] to be able to perform at my best and represent my country at the highest level possible,” the national archer said.

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