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4 March 2008

WorldSkills Champions Exchange at WSC2007

champpcard.jpgThe many excited and hopeful Competitors set their feet on to the grounds of the 39th WorldSkills Competition in Shizouka today. The WorldSkills Champions Exchange team will be on site to give the next generation a warm welcome.

WorldSkills Champions Exchange is being spread far and wide. 83 Competitors, past and present, have already lodged expressions of interest to participate in an exchange. With the Champions Exchange team due to begin their promotional campaign today.

Forming the Champions Exchange Team are former Competitors, Ben Irwin (Australia), Daniel Burpitt (UK), Kian Ann Tan (Singapore), Ross Wasson (Ireland), Cornelia Imser (Austria) and Younghoon Kim (Korea). The team will be stationed at the Competitors Village where they have the opportunity to talk with Competitors about exchange possibilities; they'll be hosting movie nights, leading guided walks and making sure the Exchange Lounge is booming chill-out tunes from i-pods attached to speaker sets.

If you're at the Competition, be sure to stroll through the Global Skills Village where you can meet the Champions Exchange Team - or look for the blue and white shirts darting around the Competition floor.

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