sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : We did not plan for this!!
We did not plan for this!!

'Tom Slingsby talks to schoolchildren at Gosford Sailing Club'    Sail-World.com /AUS ©    Click Here to view large photo
On Saturday, the Sail-World Team was present at the Civic Reception at Gosford Sailing Club for Olympic Laser Gold Medallist Tom Slingsby.

Having first interviewed Tom when he was a shy school boy long ago at the same location and having been on the start line and finish line of the Medal Race in Weymouth, it was wonderful to join in with the locals and to see him talking to the school children on Saturday.

Tom is a great young Australian and great ambassador for our sport.

There was quite a media crush and as Craig Haydon from Yachting Australia stood videoing the occasion beside me, he said ‘we planned what we would do if we won the three Gold Medals we thought we could.

' We just did not plan for this ... a situation where we won more Gold Medals than any other Olympic sport.’

It’s a wonderful problem to have… all our medallists have been in high media demand and this can only be good for our sport.

Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty (AUS) who won the Silver Medal today, 11.08.12, in the Medal Race Women’s Match Racing (Elliott 6M) event in The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.

The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition runs from 29 July to 12 August and brings together 380 of the world’s best sailors to race on Weymouth Bay.
Sailing made its Olympic debut in 1900 and has appeared a -  onEdition ©  

49er Gold medalists, Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (right) milking the media zone, while their two minders (in sunglasses) from Yachting Australia positively purr in the background. -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Gold winning 470 team Malcolm Page, Victor Kovalenko and Matthew Belcher -  Craig Greenhill Saltwater Images © Copyright  




Plenty of news today… read on.


by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=101912

6:29 AM Mon 10 Sep 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
Newsletter Editorial Australia

Related News Stories:

04 Sep 2012  SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Lunchtime Legend sets new record
29 Aug 2012  Its Wednesday, must be Magnetic Island
24 Aug 2012  Hammo 2012 - Team Australia bricks, AC45's, Moth Worlds and more
17 Aug 2012  Its Friday must be Hammo
17 Aug 2012  Cup report and Cowes—Sailing News from the U.S. and Beyond
13 Aug 2012  Weymouth to Airlie Beach
10 Aug 2012  Jessica Watson inspires local students
10 Aug 2012  London Olympics 2012: Sailing Olympics News - Day 12
09 Aug 2012  London Olympics 2012: Sailing Olympics News - Day 11
08 Aug 2012  London Olympics 2012: Sailing Olympics News - Day 10
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World























































Belcher and Ryan lead from the start in Hyeres by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team,












ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Anticipation intensifies as start nears
Clipper Round the World Race - Race 11 start images by Chuck Lantz
27th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 - Big breeze on the butterfly
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - Pryde and Joy for Hi Fi
Clipper Round The World Race - A flying start on Day 1 of Race 11
Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective
Clipper Race - Californian crew member continues fundraising journey
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 2 images by Jude Robertson
Les Voiles de St Barth - Images by Christophe Jouany
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Fleet sets sail in race 11
Congressional Cup - Canfield and Team US One best star-studded field
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 11 to get underway to Panama
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 1 images by Jude Robertson
Rolex China Sea Race - Hi Fi collects the coveted IRC Overall title
Rolex China Sea Race - First arrivals in Subic Bay
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - a sniff of a hat-trick for Neil Pryde
America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Switzerland drops trou for charity
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - 27th edition underway
Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 claims line honours victory   
Saturday June 21st will feature the 39th One More time Regatta   
Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 extends unassailable lead   
Rolex China Sea Race - Commanding lead for Ragamuffin   
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - An amazing fleet of traditional yachts   
Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race - Freshwater adventure on tap   
Why the 49er class is pushing hard to get finals format changed +Video   
Alpari World Match Racing Tour: Can Williams surpass Gilmour's record?   
Coastal Cup sets sail from Alameda June 11   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Massive support from the local community   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Weather factors in + Video   
HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - US Sailing Team ready for action   
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team first official qualifier   
Springtime boat buyers need to take care of a few key things   
ISAF Match Race Rankings for 16 April 2014   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres – World’s best to race on French Riviera   
Rolex China Sea Race – Fleet off to a clean start   
America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature   
World Youth Sailing Week – Second edition officially presented + Video   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
X6XL NEW US