“Billionaires Behaving Badly”

Uncooperative wind and weather has made for a rather patchy America’s Cup series so far. Luckily, viewer-distraction has been provided in the form of feuding billionaires. Sports Illustrated: “Yachting has never been a sport for the masses, but now it’s become the last refuge for our techno-royals.” Oracle’s Larry Ellison neatly sums up the “tycoons-in-Topsiders” approach: “Whatever I want, I get. That’s the beauty of being worth $26 billion. I thoroughly recommend it.”  


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First for Surfskier Danielle McKenzie in Hong Kong

First for Surfskier Danielle McKenzie in Hong Kong

World champion surfskier New Zealander Danielle McKenzie proved that winning the ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships in France in September was no fluke when she backed up her performance in…