DIFC to Sponsor Dubai Jet Ski TeamPress Release 21 Aug 2008 05:54 pm
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) today announced its sponsorship of the Dubai Jet Ski Team, who will compete in this year's European Jet Ski Championship Tour and the World Finals in the United States of America.
The team, which is a blend of experience and youth, consists of Steven Dauliach, a two-time world champion from France, and Emirati youngster Almur Mohammed Bin Huraiz, a prodigious talent who finished fifth in his age group at last year's European Championships and finished 1st two years in a row in the UAE championship.
Nasser Al Shaali, CEO of the DIFC Authority said: "By sponsoring the Dubai Jet Ski team, the DIFC is reaffirming its commitment to supporting talented local sports teams and people. Led by a two-time world champion and supported by an exciting young local talent, the Dubai Jet Ski team look certain to raise the UAE's sporting profile and we wish them every success at this year's major Jet Ski events."
Huraiz Bin Huraiz, Team's manager of Dubai Jet Ski Racing Team added: "We are delighted to receive the support and encouragement of the DIFC on our mission to become the number one Jet Ski team in the World. We have assembled an exciting team that has the skills and desire to succeed and we look forward to flying the flag for the UAE at this year's international Jet Ski events."
The Jet Ski European Championship Tour will begin in Croatia before moving on to Portugal, Belgium and France. From there, the Dubai Jet Ski team will head to the United States of America to compete at the World Finals in October.