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Tommy Hilfiger goes vertical!

'Tommy Hilfiger pitch-poles - but recovers - on Day 2 of the iShares Cup in Hyeres Photo:TornadoSport/Tommy Hilfiger - iShares Cup - Hyeres'    iShares Cup ©
Day 2 of the iShares Cup saw USA team, Tommy Hilfiger, recover from a near capsize in spectacular form in gusty conditions in the bay of Hyères (France).

America's Cup defenders Alinghi have found their Extreme 40 groove and rise to the top of the iShares Cup leaderboard. And defending iShares Cup champions on TEAM ORIGIN are back on form and are just 8 points behind Alinghi going into the final day of racing Sunday, 15 June.

Images below are from the Extreme 40 excitement on Day 1 and 2 of the iShares Cup in France.


Tommy Hilfiger pitch pole Photo: Jean Francois Dedieu - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©


Hyères/ Day 1 - Team Origin Capsized Photo: Pierrick Contin/DPPI/OC Events - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©


The crew of Oman Sail are thrown forward by the impact as they collide with Tommy Hilfiger on Day 2 of the iShares Cup in Hyeres Photo: Richard Walch - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©


Alinghi Photo: Pierrick Contin/DPPI/OC Events - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©


Team Origin’s capsize - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©


Team Origin’s recovery - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©


The Extreme 40 fleet - iShares Cup - Hyeres -  iShares Cup?nid=45359 ©




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