Don’t Bite the Hand that Feeds You:
In this politically correct, sponsor-supported, commercially motivated planet we live on, playing nice in public has replaced the fun and fiery personalities of the past. To insure that a group of potentially naive 18 to 24 year olds don’t piss on someone’s front lawn, the rules of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup includes this Code of Conduct:
The favorable reputation of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, its regattas, events, selected venue(s), officials, sponsors, commercial partners and its entr…
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Game time for Youth America’s Cup:
The serene island paradise of Bermuda will have eight international teams competing June 20-21 on the Great Sound in the Finals of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. The six-person teams aged 18 to 24 will amp the excitement in the six race series for the title.
But there’s more than a trophy at stake. Launched in 2013, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup was developed by Sport Directors Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher to provide a pathway toward a professional career in sailing, and America’s Cup syndicates have been watching closely.
“Peter Burling was the skipper of the winning youth boat in 2013, and now he’s helming Emirates Team New Zealand,” notes Hagar…
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