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Title Chasing the cup : my America's Cup journey /
Jimmy Spithill with Rob Mundle.
Author Spithill, Jimmy, 1979-, author. (1)
Mundle, Rob, author. (1)
Publisher Adlard Coles Nautical, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781472948076 (hardback)
1472948076 (hardback)
MARC No on1002726176
Pages x, 197 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill.col. ports ; 25 cm.
Notes If Ben Ainslie manages to win the right to compete for the America's Cup in 2017, Jimmy Spithill is the man he'll be up against. Jimmy is the world's most successful racing skipper, and at 37 has already reached legendary status. In 2013 he led Oracle Team USA to victory against New Zealand against massive odds, recovering from 1-8 to win 9-8 (the Wall Street Journal called it `one of the greatest comebacks in sports history'), and is the skipper for Oracle's upcoming 2017 America's Cup defence as well. This is his autobiography, and it opens with a young Jimmy in hospital about to have surgery on his leg, being told by the doctors he'll never be much good at sport. This sparks a life-long determination to prove them wrong. He won his first...
Subject Spithill, Jimmy, 1979- (1)
America's Cup. (2)
America's Cup (34th 2013 San Francisco, Calif.) (1)
Yacht racing. (5)
Sailors Australia Biography. (1)
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Paparoa Non fiction 797. 14 SPI

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