CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN FITTEST COMPANY IN BARBADOS
CIBC FirstCaribbean now holds the title, ‘fittest company‘ in Barbados after the CIBC FirstCaribbean Team One won the recently-concluded 2014 ‘Surfside Corporate Fitness Challenge‘. This is the second victory for the team in the last three years of competition.
Team captain, Dwight Thompson spoke glowingly of his team’s performance describing this year as one of the most competitive in the event’s history. He said this victory was also special for the team after it narrowly missed the top spot last year, placing third.
The Surfside Corporate Fitness Challenge targets corporate entities, encouraging their employees to improve their physical fitness as well as to impact and inspire their communities, colleagues, friends and family to make exercise and activeness a part of their ethos.
This year, 17 teams including four representing CIBC FirstCaribbean participated in the competition which culminated with the marquee event on Physical Challenge Day at the National Stadium.
CIBC FirstCaribbean Gym Class Heroes captained by Marcus Thompson and having former sprinter now senior national athlete, Greg Ward, in its line-up won the Physical Challenge Day event. The competition’s overall champion CIBC FirstCaribbean Team One placed second and CIBC FirstCaribbean Fyrrd Up led by Rosalind Clarke placed third. This outstanding display on the track and in the field ensured that CIBC FirstCaribbean was recognised as 2014’s undisputed champions of corporate fitness in Barbados.
Mount Gay Juggernauts copped the overall second place followed by Brookfield Thunder Cats.