VIDEO: The Comeback before the Comeback:
Three years ago ORACLE TEAM USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sport, winning eight consecutive races, to retain the America’s Cup 9-8. But it nearly didn’t happen.
Not long before the final, deciding race, there was a bang from above, indicating significant damage to a control arm on the wing. Jeff Causey and shore team sprung into action, and jury-rigged a repair.
This is the story of how the shore crew saved the day, and allowed the sailing team to face the Kiwis in a winner-take-all race for the Cup.
Video by Sam Greenfield / (C) ORACLE TEAM USA; Published on Sep 28, 2016.
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Kim Andersen: World Sailing is at a Crossroads:
At the World Sailing Annual Conference on November 4-13 in Barcelona, Spain, an election will occur for the slate of candidates that have been forth for President and Vice-President. Kim Andersen (Denmark) is among the three candidates that seek the office of President. Here is his candidacy declaration…
The announcement of Kim Andersen’s candidacy goes beyond a traditional presidential candidacy in World Sailing. “To make sailing grow, we need unity and I invite everybody to join my team,” Andersen states. “Together we will take World …
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