Sunday, 15 February 2015

Extreme Sailing Series, Roman Hagara and the Red Bull team win first event of the 2015 season

From the following press release on the Extreme Sailing Series website:

http://www.extremesailingseries.com/news/view/rivalries-dominate-the-start-of-the-season-as-red-bull-sailing-narrowly-den

- Down to the wire battle sees Roman Hagara snatch Red Bull Sailing Team’s first ever Act victory from the hands of the Danish SAP Extreme Sailing Team in the final metres of the final race. Replay the final races here.
- Thousands get up close and personal over four days as the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ kicks off on one of the most iconic city centre stadium racecourses on the global tour. Watch the highlights here.
- Land Rover recognises youth sailing talent, awarding the Above and Beyond Award to Red Bull Sailing Team protégé, Jason Waterhouse for a stunning debut performance.
- Next stop – Muscat, Oman. 11-14 March
Double Olympic gold medallists Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher and their team on Red Bull Sailing Team have won the opening Act of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™, soaking up the pressure of expectation in front of the crowds in Singapore to become kings of Marina Bay after 32 hard fought races. The team from Austria had the points advantage heading into the final day and held their nerve, despite the onslaught from SAP Extreme Sailing Team in a cut and thrust battle that went down to the last few metres of the final race that eventually denied SAP Extreme Sailing Team the Singapore trophy by just five points. With The Wave, Muscat rounding out the podium positions, the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series is well and truly up and running!

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