Outrunning the virus on Sydney Harbor:
The JJ Giltinan International Trophy is considered the world’s premier 18-foot skiff open championship, annually fought for on Sydney Harbor. These radical three-person trapeze craft provide spectators – both on the water and along the shore – with captivating action.
The success of past titleholders such as Australians Julian Bethwaite, Michael Coxon, Iain Murray, Ben Lexcen, Hugh Treharne have extended far beyond the region, with international champions such as American Howie Hamlin (USA) and Rob Greenhalgh (GBR) etching their name on the trophy.
But as 24 teams prepared for the 2020 JJ Giltinan on March 14-22, the coronavirus outbreak was steamrolling the planet. With hea…
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