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September 2022

The Ocean Race: What's going on - Parts 1 and 2- Updates from inside Race HQ in Alicante

by The Ocean Race 3 Mar 14:14 PST 4 March 2022
Second Leg of The Ocean Race Europe, from Cascais, Portugal, to Alicante, Spain © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race's Niall Myant-Best updates on The Ocean Race which starts in less than 12 months.

In the second part of the exclusive series Niall Myant-Best gets behind the scenes of The Ocean Race - the world's toughest team sporting event.

He relives memories of historic Whitbread legends, interrogate The Ocean Race sustainability programme, and finally get a one-on-one with Race Chairman Richard Brisius to examine the key decisions behind the next edition in 2022-23.

Richard Mason, Director of Team Relations flipping the pages on books in the TOR's extensive library, and relating some of the stories that make up the rich tapestry of the event, going right back into the first few of the then Whitbread Round the World Race.

And if you missed Part 1 Niall Myant-Best is let loose in The Ocean Race HQ in Alicante, Spain, with a simple mission - to find out what's going on behind the scenes during an unprecedented period in the race's history. In Part One we get answers from the management about COVID planning, route changes and the teams situation, and Niall explores the technology being developed to broadcast one of the toughest sports events in the world.

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