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Vendée Globe Race Start - Video Replay

by Vendée Globe 8 Nov 2020 06:00 PST
Alex Thomson set off from Les Sables-d'Olonne for the Vendée Globe race start © Lloyd Images / Alex Thomson Racing

Watch the replay of the full coverage of the Vendée Globe Race Start with expert commentary from Mike Golding, Dee Caffari and Alec Wilkinson.

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