Windsurfing as an Olympic Event:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
When the Olympic events were being reviewed after the Rio 2016 Games, I pitched hard for boardsailing. Access and affordability insure broad international participation, which is viewed highly by the International Olympic Committee. But beyond that, I was fully enamored by the scene.
The boardsailors had their own venue, separate from the other classes. It was beachy alongside a grassy span with palm trees, and the sailors looked like athletes. They were long, lean, and beautiful. They were also chill. They were …
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Clipper Race: Upwind to Airlie Beach:
Hobart, Australia (January 5, 2018) – The third and final stage of the All-Australian Leg 4 in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race got underway today with the fleet headed to Airlie Beach, in the Whitsundays with Wendy Tuck, the Australian Skipper of Sanya Serenity Coast, at the top of the overall race Leaderboard.
Wendy and Sanya Serenity Coast was first across the start line in Hobart, and continued t…
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