Adonson Shallow back in training
St Vincent and the Grenadines’ top male field athlete Adonson Shallow, is back in training after a five-year lay off.
Shallow, who is based in the USA, has been battling injuries, sustained while he was at college.
Among the list of injuries he sustained, were damaged nerves in the sole of his left foot, a torn stabiliser muscle in his right calf, along with separated ribs.
In addition, Shallow suffered a broken tail bone, and was at one point hospitalised with Type 2 Diabetes.
According to Team Athletics SVG’s website, Shallow said that he was “left with the option of sitting on the sidelines and painfully watch as some of my former competitors in college advanced past me.”
But he garnered that inner strength and due to exercise and a proper diet, he has since been able to control his diabetic condition.
Also, he spent his time imparting his knowledge through coaching stints.
Shallow, who holds national senior records in the shot putt, javelin, hammer and discus, as well as the male Under-20 records in the shot putt and discuss, is a former student of the Emmanuel High School which has since renamed the Dr JP Eustace Memorial.
Having spent two years at the Bellarmine University, Shallow achieved was champion on three occasions at the conference stage, and had two qualifiers for the NCAA Division two Championships.
Shallow also spent another two years at Spalding University, and according to Team Athletics SVG’s website, had “similar results” .