America’s Cup Build-up

Team NZ captain Dean Barker beat ex-boss Russell Coutts 3-0 in the Swedish Match Cup finals. Coutts is heading Alinghi, Switzerland’s America’s Cup challenger. In other Cup news, Team New Zealand launch the first of their new generation of racing yachts (NZL81) and Dennis Connor’s newest yacht – Stars & Stripes – sank a mile offshore from Long Beach, California.


Tags: Alinghi  CNN News  Dean Barker  Dennis Conner  Long Beach California  NZL81  Russell Coutts  Stars & Stripes  Swedish Match Cup finals  Switzerland  Team New Zealand  

Self-Transcendence Fuels Susan Marshall on Long Run

Self-Transcendence Fuels Susan Marshall on Long Run

Aucklander Susan Marshall, 38, has been in New York City, competing in the world’s longest certified footrace, the Sri Chinmoy Self Transcendence 3100-Mile Race Jonathon Gul, ABC News reports. Marshall’s days began…