Posts Tagged 'Olympics'

a dinghy by any other name would sail as sweet

big win for the Laser sailboat (or is it the ILCA dinghy?… I can’t keep track), as the Laser has been selected at the men’s and women’s dinghy for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

The Laser has been approved by World Sailing’s Council as the Men’s and Women’s One Person Dinghy Equipment for .

this despite the RS Aero performing better during sea trials, and the Laser being out-voted by the RS Aero by the World Sailing Equipment Committee…

Juerg Kaufmann Pure Sailing Passion

amazing photography by Juerg Kaufmann.

load the video up in full screen and HD – and enjoy!

man at sea [video]

this is an interesting video by Alfred Dunhill, a “portrait of achievement”, this time highlighting sailing.  the video features Iain Percy, an Olympic champion and America’s Cup sailor from England.

… sometimes I just have to admit: our sport, and my passion, sometimes comes down to luck…

HT: @Ronstan_Crew

Video Source: Alfred Dunhill

Sir Ben Ainslie – Lego style

Ben Ainslie, the 4-time Olympic Gold medal sailor (in the Laser and Finn sailboats) from Great Britain, has been immortalized in LEGO form:

lego ben

you can see more of the Olympic athletes from Great Britain in their LEGO form here.

HT: @sailjuice


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