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World class athletes battle it out at The Caribbean Cup Challenge

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As the world continues to gather around their televisions to watch the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics for the next few weeks, some of the world's best athletes are also competing in their own special event. Sometimes physical, sometimes creative, sometimes mental but always in the name of fun three world champions, US gymnast Gabby Douglas, British diver Tom Daley and Australian swimmer, Ian Thorpe, are competing against each other in the The Caribbean Cup Challenge.

The Caribbean Cup Challenge sponsored by Royal Caribbean International has recruited these three top world athletes to put a warm twist on cold weather sports and compete on board the Allure of the Seas. Royal Caribbean's newest ship. Taking it to a new level. Gabby, Tom and Ian battle it out in a 10 series event going to head to head in such winter tropical twists like surfing, playing dodgeball, ice fishing, having a snowball fight and even sushi making! Competitions are also being held on Labadee, Haiti, Royal Caribbean’s private destination.

Want to see how the athletes are fairing against one another? Visit Royal Caribbean's YouTube channel by clicking here to watch them competing in sushi making, flowriding, water polo and kayaking. To check out the athletes going head to head in a dodgeball competition just click on the video attached.

To learn more about Royal Caribbean and The Caribbean Club Challenge visit and to learn more about the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics visit

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