Two-time Olympic Laser sailor Cy Thompson has been coveted the title of ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’.
The award has been given for 2016 and by the association (VISA) The Virgin Islands Sailing Association.
Speaking about the dedication of Cy Thompson on sailing, the president of VISA Phillip Shannon said, “Cy qualified for Rio 2016 early and he got the training from best sailors in the world, for 18 months he received the training of his class. When only nine months were left for the Olympics, Thompson, gave up everything, business, work, personal life and dedicated himself completely to the sport. He went through the tough training process for throughout. He used to get trained every day for 18 months for both on the water and off the water to his best in the Olympic. And his efforts brought the fruitful result as well.” (more…)