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Friday, June 8, 2012
Bosses of big businesses are used to be being competitive in the boardroom, but now 30 of them are going out of their comfort zone to compete in a sporting environment.
High-powered executive from Cisco, Barclays, RIM, Orange and other leading organisations are taking part in the inaugural LeaderBoard Triathlon Challenge for Sport Relief.
They will complete the Blenheim Triathlon on Sunday and another sporting challenge during Sport Relief alongside Comic Relief’s CEO Kevin Cahill.
Each member hopes to raise between £10,000 and £25,000.
The business people will also be joined in their triathlon team by well-known names from the sporting world, including ex-British Lion rugby player Austin Healey and ex-Olympian 400m runner Roger Black.
The video above features Phil Smith, CEO of Cisco UK and Ireland, along with Black and Healey introducing the triathlon challenge.