'Fastest man' Omari Caro catching new tricks at Hull KR
AS wingers go, you can't have a much better line on your CV than being the current 'fastest man in Super League'.
Omari Caro is blessed with the raw quality any successful wing-man needs, blistering pace to take him away from a defence.
But, as many fast men have already found, it takes much more to be a success in the brutal world of Super League.
And Caro was the first to admit on his arrival at the Robins that his game needs plenty of 'fine-tuning' if he is to reach his potential.
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Fortunately for him, in coach Craig Sandercock, he is being tutored by a man who believes in his talent.
And that has seen a big focus placed on ensuring the former London Bronco is well schooled in the basics of rugby league – almost taking him back to make sure he can walk, before he opens those legs and runs.
"To be fair to London, they taught me everything I needed to know to get me started playing rugby, because I hadn't played the game before," Caro told the Mail.
"I'd say Rovers have enhanced that knowledge as a lot of my game needed fine-tuning, but hopefully I'm getting there now.
"Even the way Rovers want me to catch the ball is different to what I had been taught down in London.
"It's a new technique for me, but it's working better.
"I've also been working on taking attacking and defensive kicks, and there has been a big focus on that out here in Tenerife."
With five wingers competing for two places in Sandercock's starting side in the Super League opener against Catalan at MS3 Craven Park on February 3, Caro finds himself in one of the club's strongest contested positions.
Craig Hall, and last season's leading try scorer Dave Hodgson, have the experience behind them to make them favourites.
Hall, though, could be called upon to fill in at stand-off while Travis Burns serves the final four games of a suspension at the start of the campaign, and that could see Caro fighting Sam Latus and fellow new signing Alex Brown for the opportunity to shine.
"When I signed for Rovers I said I was not just coming here to make up the numbers, and that is still the case, I've come to play every week if I can," Caro added.
"When I get my chance I intend to take it.
"All five of us in the squad bring something to the team, so I guess it depends on what Craig wants from his wingers.
"I can't wait for the new season, and if I do start in the team it will be a big deal for me. All I want to do is play rugby."
Since joining Rovers, Caro says he has felt fortunate to be able to pick the brains of Sandercock in order to learn the finite details of the game. And having quality time in Tenerife has been a massive bonus, with the winger feeling it has sped-up his preparation for a debut season with the Red and Whites.
"I now understand the way Craig wants us to play this season," Caro said.
"I've been told what my role in the team needs to be and Craig has been very good to me as he's always there for me to speak to if I need to ask anything. Even if it's in the middle of a training session, he's prepared to stop and talk and give me an answer. I can't ask for any more support."