Improving outlook for US Olympic Team:
Malcolm Page, two-time Olympic gold medalist and Chief of U.S. Olympic Sailing, spoke with Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck regarding the establishment of FAST USA, the Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology, which has opened at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC) in San Francisco, CA.
How will this facility help the US Sailing Team?
This is a cultural shift for our athletes. It will give them significance. This facility offers something behind them.
It will bring the everyday facilities that they need to be successful. That incl…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Improving outlook for US Olympic Team, Editor
To justify hosting the America’s Cup:
In this report published by the New Zealand Herald, the University of Auckland Business School states how politicians should stop using unrealistic economic studies to justify holding big events in New Zealand.
The 2021 America’s Cup should see an end to overblown official estimates on how hosting big events will earn New Zealand “millions and millions of dollars” in burg…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – To justify hosting the America’s Cup, Editor