Past Jamaican-Born British Olympian, Germaine Mason Dies in Bike Crash


It is certainly a sad day for the athletic world, friends, family and fans, as retired High Jumper, Germaine Mason died suddenly this morning in a bike crash.

Jamaican-born, Germaine Mason still holds the National record for Jamaica in High Jump. He migrated to the UK and represented Great Britain after 2006.

He won the Silver Medal in High Jump at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 for Great Britain.

This morning, Germaine lost control of his motor bike along the Palisadoes road, crashed and died on the spot.

Rest in Peace Germaine.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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