Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce husband, Jason Pryce, would often join her at press conferences, waiting silently until she finished speaking.
Fraser Pryce, in most of the interview, has mentioned Jason’s role in her journey and achievement.
Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce is a track and field sprinter from Kingston, Jamaica, who competes in the 60 meters, 100 meters, and 200 meters dashes.
She has one of the longest careers among track athletes in history, lasting from the late 2000s to the present. Shelly is also widely acknowledged as one of the greatest sprinters of all time.
Additionally, her achievements and consistency on the track helped in the golden period of Jamaican sprinting. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a five-time world champion in the 100 m.
Furthermore, Shelly has earned gold and silver medals in the 200 m at the World Athletics Championships, as well as a silver medal at the Olympics.
Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce Husband
In January 2011, Shelly married her longtime lover Jason Pryce at The Tryall Club in Hanover. Together, the couple are parents to a son named Zyon Pryce, who was born in August 2017.
The couple first met in 2007 when Pryce arrived at the University of Technology in Kingston to practice with his buddy, former Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell. Shelly-Ann was a student at the same university.
“When I went to training with Asafa, I used to see her,” he told the Jamaican Observer in 2012. “She was just looking for a way out. She was just always training hard,” he said of his wife and her humble beginnings.
Shelly In the Parent’s Race At Her Son’s School
The video of Shelly competing in the Parents Race at her son’s sports day blew up on the internet overnight.
Fraser-Pryce stated that she had not planned to take part in the race but changed her mind when her five-year-old son Zyon fell in an event, and her husband was placed fourth in the father’s race.
“I just had to show up,” she said. “I had to preserve my name.”
Fraser-Pryce was shown standing up against other parents in a 100-meter race, soon moving ahead of her competitors for victory by at least 10 seconds. In the video, she does not appear to be trying hard to win, but the other parents seem to.
After winning the competition, the mother said that motherhood doesn’t diminish the ability or gift that one has.
“If anything, it enhances who you are. So be strong and believe that you, too, can accomplish great things. Things change, but you definitely can get to the top.” Fraser-Pryce said.