April 3, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Barbados Tourism Authority is thrilled to announce the launch of the
'Big Mon Elite Athlete Development Camp'
April 4-8, 2013
hosted by Super Bowl Champions,
The Baltimore Ravens
for the children of
. Barbadian native,
will be returning to his hometown with teammates
to host a world-class football training camp for the local children.
"It is with great pleasure that I announce the launch of the Big Mon Elite Athlete Development Camp for the children of
, offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens. "The strong academic foundation and diverse athletic training I received growing up in
has enabled me to achieve success on many levels as an adult and it is an honor to share what I have learned with the younger generation."
Sponsored by The Barbados Tourism Authority, American Airlines and The Hilton Barbados Resort, the football camp will feature one-on-one training sessions focusing on the importance of stretching, fitness drills and key football techniques for 200 Bajan children between the ages of 11-18.
In addition to the camp's daily training sessions the children will have the opportunity to speak with the players about their careers and inspirations as well as attend a public autograph signing and special screening of
's biographical movie, "The Blind Side."
"The Barbados Tourism Authority is thrilled to partner with
and The Baltimore Ravens on this special camp for the island's children," says Campbell Rudder, Vice President Marketing
of The Barbados Tourism Authority. "Ramon's proud heritage and drive to give back to the community continues to inspire Barbadians nationwide. We are especially grateful to our sponsors, American Airlines, The Hilton Barbados Resort and our on-island partners for their continued support in making this dream become a reality for the children of
Formed by the collision of the Atlantic crystal and
plates, the island of
continues to offer savvy travelers more then the typical sun, sand and sea experience.
has brought the world musical superstars like Rihanna, Shontelle,
; dishes such as flying fish & cou cou; the first Zagat guide to the
; was the only place visited outside of the U.S. by President
; is home to one of the oldest synagogues in the Western Hemisphere and has played host to world-class events and festivals.
For more information on
including daily direct flights to the island provided by American Airlines and luxury accommodations at The Hilton Barbados Resort visit
to book your next trip to the island.