"The return is here guys!" 'Cubby' Taylor glad to have been able to prove himself once more

By January 25, 2021

Christopher Taylor says he is glad to have got the chance to prove himself to the world once more following his impressive indoor debut in Arkansas on Sunday.

In his first-ever indoor meet, Taylor, who spent much of the last two years recovering from injury and training at the Tumbleweed camp in Florida, produced a fast 45.73s to finish second behind Fred Kerley at the opening meeting of the American Track League in Fayetteville.

Kerley won in an even more impressive 45.03 pulling away from Taylor in the final few metres after the Jamaican tried to challenge him late in the race. They were the only two runners under 46 seconds in the race in which Travean Caldwell was third in 46.25.

‘Cubby’ as Taylor was known during a stellar high school career, said he was pleased to show that his senior career was not over before it even began.

 “So I did my first indoor race of my career and it turned out to be history but let’s leave that for later. It has been two years since I’ve gotten a serious injury and I hadn’t gotten the chance to prove myself back to the world,” Taylor said in a post on his Instagram page.

“Big thanks to my management team, my teammates and coach @ranareider for not giving up on me. The return is here guys, it’s here.”

The post was made under a video of the race that has been viewed more than 6500 times and generated many positive responses from his adoring fans.

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