“Endless Cuddles And Kisses”: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Pens An Emotional Message For Son Zyon

Published 10/01/2021, 2:41 AM EDT


Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce took to Twitter to wish her son Zyon on National Son Day, celebrated on 29th September. Notably, fans were in awe as the Jamaican sprinter penned an emotional message, showering her 4-year-old with immense love.

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Fondly known as “Mommy Rocket”, Pryce gave birth to Zyon in 2017. 

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“It truly is a gift”- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Fraser Pryce posed for an adorable click with her son Zyon, sharing the picture on Twitter to celebrate National Son Day. Notably, she also added that her little one did have a hint of her own stubbornness.

“It truly is a gift – I get endless cuddles and kisses…with a sprinkle of my own stubbornness,” she said.

Recently, she tweeted about how her son made her feel really special after coming back home from the tour. Upon her return, her son Zyon had asked her if she was okay. Hence, the simple yet comforting question coming from her son left the legendary sprinter in tears.

Talking about motherhood earlier, Pryce expressed how she takes that experience with her on the track.

In an interview, Pryce said, “As an athlete, you thought, ‘Oh, my god, you lost something.’ But I gained so much strength, so much wisdom” 

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History awaits

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce could be following the path of Allyson Felix, competing in her 5th Olympic Games. She recently announced that she could put off her retirement until after Paris 2024.

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – AUGUST 26: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce competes in Women’s 100m at Stade Olympique Pontaise on August 26, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by Marco Mantovani/Getty Images)

Pryce won the silver medal at Tokyo 2020, along with Elaine Thompson and Shericka Jackson. The trio has also successfully repeated their podium win at the Prefontaine Classic. 

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Currently, she is the 3rd fastest woman and has her eyes set on Paris. Winning a medal will put Pryce at par with Allyson Felix. 

Notably, Pryce made her debut in the Olympic games in 2004, Athens. Ever since, she is one of the most decorated athletes, with 8 Olympic medals and 11 World Championship medals.

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Richa Goswami

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Richa Goswami is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. As an adherent learner, she uses her journalistic persona to navigate through new skills. Richa has completed her schooling at Don Bosco.

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