Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Oman
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxjDhdjVyxA&feature=youtu.be Sperry, the creator of the world’s first boat shoe, and sponsor of the 35th America’s Cup was on site for the first Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event of 2016 in country of Oman. This event marked the first America’s Cup sailing in the Middle East and was a milestone event for the host, Oman Sail. Day -1 of Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Oman “This was a fantastic weekend for us,” said David Graham, the CEO of Oman Sail. “Promoting Oman through the America’s Cup broadcast was a fantastic opportunity for us.” Russell Coutts, the CEO of the America’s Cup Event Authority agreed. “It is fantastic to bring the America’s Cup to this part of the world. The good thing about Oman is that the country has a very rich maritime heritage and connection with the ocean and you can feel that when you come here,” he said. Day -1 of Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Oman Ben Ainslie, the most decorated Olympic sailor in history, led his Land Rover BAR team to victory at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Oman this weekend. For ORACLE TEAM USA the second place result was a fourth consecutive podium finish in a Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series regatta. Spithill said after racing. “It’s good to be on the podium. We’re one of only two teams to have been on the podium at each event. But we want to win. There’s no two ways about it.” David Graham, the CEO of Oman Sail summed up the weekend when he said, “The feedback from our guests, our partners, and all of the visitors who came to enjoy the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman has been extremely positive. Let’s do it again!” LVACWS_Oman_2

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