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Special Olympics kicks off ‘Awareness Week’ with Kirkland Nixon Fire Truck Pull

The road to the 2019 World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi has begun and Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) kicked off it’s ‘Awareness Week’ Saturday (2 June) with the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull.

The event, which raised $1,300 for SOCI, saw RCIPS, Fire Services, Customs, Immigration and Prison Services participate in this 37th year.

Monday’s (4 June) ‘Torch Run’ saw law enforcement and Special Olympics athletes kick off the week’s events at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex with track and field.

Here is a look at the entire week’s events for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands ‘Awareness Week’:

4 June, 5:00 pm
5 June, 5:00 pm
Swimming, Lions Pool
6 June, 5:00 pm
Bocce, TBSC
7 June, 5:00 pm
Basketball, FBCS
9 June, 9:00 am
Stand Up Paddleboard, Governor’s Beach
12 June, 5:00 pm
Football, TBSC

About the author

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or

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