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Wyoming Cowboys sophomore Nathan Reid set to compete in NCAA discus final

University of Wyoming sophomore Nathan Reid competes in the discus at the Mountain West Championships on May 13 in Clovis, Calif.

Courtesy, UW Media Services

EUGENE, Ore. – The Jamaican bobsled team achieved international acclaim by competing in the Olympics and inspiring the film “Cool Runnings.”

Nathan Reid has his own experience of being a track and field athlete from a tropical climate adapting to wintry weather in an effort to realize his dreams.

The sophomore from Kingston, Jamaica, will represent Wyoming in the men’s discus final on Friday at the NCAA Track & Field Championships.