Offshore law firm and governance services provider, Mourant, has been announced as the official partner of the RBC Super League Triathlon (SLT) Corporate Team Enduro, which sees teams from many of Jersey’s most prominent businesses as well as visiting teams from businesses across Europe go head-to-head for victory on the same course as the professional athletes.
SLT is a spectator-friendly race series, which debuted in Jersey in 2017. Last year’s event attracted the top 50 professional male and female athletes in the world and over 10,000 spectators who enjoyed the action over the weekend.
Corporate Team Enduro, in partnership with Mourant, is the ultimate corporate sport experience.Giving businesses a unique opportunity to engage employees or clients, SLT provides an action packed two days of VIP hospitality. Guestsare able to connect and watch World Champions and Olympians in action, as part ofa game changing, fast and highly addictive format. The unique experience also allows guests to race on the same course as the Pros. Whether participating in a team of 3 or 6, entrants can pick and choose which element torace, swim, bike or run-it’s accessible to all.
Mourant Jersey Managing Partner, Daniel Birtwistle, said: “RBC Super League Triathlon is part of a worldwide programme and has an incredibly positive impact for our community, bringing Jersey sport to the world stage. At Mourant, we’re passionate about well-being and aim to align ourselves with other like-minded organisations that have an ambitious and global mind-set and think about things differently.”
This year the law firm has introduced a new trophy for the first mixed gender team over the line, which Daniel said aimed to encourage mixed team participation, as part of its ongoing focus on fostering inclusion in the community and the workplace.
“We’re particularly proud to support Corporate Team Enduro,” he said. “It represents the importance of community, inclusivity and team spirit, bringing individuals with all levels of experience together to compete and feel equally empowered to reach their full potential.”
RBC Super League Triathlon co-founder and CEO, Michael D’Hulst, said: “It’s with great pleasure that we can announce our partnership with Mourant, the leading offshore law firm, at RBC SLT Jersey. With a heritage spanning some 170 years and an ongoing commitment to providing expert advice to businesses and customers worldwide, Mourant is the perfect partner for Corporate Team Enduro.
“This partnership will allow us to continue to bring world-class racing to millions of people around the world, whilst showcasing the variety of entertainment on display in Jersey on the 28th – 29th September 2019.”
SLT gives sports fans an action-packed and very up-close experience. It is described by athletes as a “game changing” event series with the outcome showing who truly is the fastest, most dynamic, flawless-, endurance-based triathlete in the world.