Burling and Tuke: The Dominant Duo

Four-time 49er World Champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are about the closest thing you get to a sure thing in sailing. The pair head to the Rio Games as one of New Zealand’s top medal hopes, having not been beaten since claiming silver in the high performance skiff class at the London Olympics four years ago. In all, Burling and Tuke have amassed 27 straight wins – a run of dominance that is unprecedented for a sport that throws so many variables at competitors from race to race and event to event. But for them win number 28 is the only one that matters. ...

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Anna Östling Wins WIM Series Opener

Helsinki, Finland (July 1, 2016) – Former World Champion (2014) Anna Östling of Sweden ruled the Finnish waters when the Helsinki Women’s Match rounded up today. Winning this opening event of the 2016 WIM Series (Women’s International Match Racing Series), also takes her to the top of the Series’ leader board. “It was so nice. We felt absolutely unstoppable today,” the Swede smiles, praising her crew Malin Källström, Marie Berg and Annika Carlunger. The final day of the Helsinki Women’s Match started off in the morning with some sunshine in-between the ...

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Anna Östling Wins WIM Series Opener

Helsinki, Finland (July 1, 2016) – Former World Champion (2014) Anna Östling of Sweden ruled the Finnish waters when the Helsinki Women’s Match rounded up today. Winning this opening event of the 2016 WIM Series (Women’s International Match Racing Series), also takes her to the top of the Series’ leader board. “It was so nice. We felt absolutely unstoppable today,” the Swede smiles, praising her crew Malin Källström, Marie Berg and Annika Carlunger. The final day of the Helsinki Women’s Match started off in the morning with some sunshine in-between the ...

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