Ready to make a big splash

Major corporate sponsors Cable and Wireless, Maples and Calder, Cayman Airways and Speedo, along with the efforts of the swimmers, coaches, families and public support have enabled 19 young athletes to get from ‘Georgetown to Bridgetown’ for the 2006 CARIFTA Swim Championships in Barbados April 6-9.

2006 Cayman Islands CARIFTA swim team

The 2006 Cayman Islands CARIFTA swim team is ready to go. Theyve done the training, got the sponsors and got the gear. The athletes are shown here with coaches and managers as well as sponsors Melanie Hulse of Cayman Airways Marketing, and Andrew Reid of Maples and Calder
Photo: CIASA

Cable and Wireless and Cayman Airways continue their longtime support, which has helped fundamentally in the long-term development of Cayman swimmers.

The prestigious international law firm Maples and Calder came aboard as a major sponsor this year and is proud to be able to contribute. Speedo, the single overseas sponsor, equips the team with state-of-the- art racing suits, Fastskins, and a considerable amount of other gear.

The team has been training for months, as has the competition they will face. The CARIFTA swim meet serves as the Caribbean’s age group championship, and is a key to the development of its swimmers.

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