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Hoop It Up Ballers Abroad Documentary "from the Virgin Islands to the Mainland"

Press release - Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 7:15 PM

The BVI Hoop It Up Foundation will be premiering their Hoop It Up Ballers Abroad Documentary on Sunday April 1st at 5:30pm on JTV Live, and jtvlive.net; for the viewers who wont meet this time, the documentary will re-air on Monday April 2nd at 8:00pm.

The documentary which was directed and produce by Steve Parillon of the BVI Hoop It Up Foundation tells a story about a group of young BVI players who got the opportunity to play college basketball in America back in the early two thousands. From those group of players, one young man went on to pursue a professional career and return to the BVI to give back to the youth through his foundation. Trying to return the favor that was given to him early in his career, the journey basketball player created the opportunity to give young men of the Virgin Islands to pursue a college career like he did.

The foundation was successful in sending away 7 players from the Virgin Islands who are currently in America at their college institutions. During their college season the Foundation made the trip to America to see how the guys was doing, conducting interviews and footage of how they were living. The trip saw the Hoop It Up crew visited four states, and five schools that created this spectacular documentary to show the Virgin Islands the journey of 7 young men who they call the Hoop It Up Ballers Abroad.

The documentary was sponsor by The BVI Tourist Board, Road Town Wholesale along with Gatorade and Dasani water, Travel Wise, JTV, The Sports Desk, and The Ministry of Education and Culture. Footage was done by Karl Scatliffe, narration was done by Zoe McMillan, and special thanks goes out to Hon Andrew Fahie, Spenser and the Multipurpose complex crew, Foundation members and coaches, All the news media, JTV,  the Hoop It Up Ballers abroad, and their parents.

The President of the BVI Hoop It Up Foundation would like to encourage the parents to urge their children to watch the documentary, there need to be more young role models in the BVI, and each one of these guys have a story line that can influence a young person’s life in a positive way. I hope you do enjoy!!!!!!

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  1. April 1, 2012
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    hope greaat job steve

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