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Next Week: Double Christmas Q&A Calls with Ian Walker & Conrad Humphreys

by Andy Rice 18 Dec 2022 02:06 PST
The moment of Volvo Ocean Race victory for Ian Walker © Ian Roman

Between them, Ian Walker and Conrad Humphreys have clocked up hundreds of thousands of sailing miles, and next week they’ll share that experience on two Live Q&A Calls with Road To Gold.

0900 hours UTC/ GMT Thursday 22 December: Ian Walker

TOPIC - The construction of a great sailor: the DOs and DON’Ts of youth training, and the pathway to Olympic greatness...

With two Olympic silver medals and victory in the Volvo Ocean Race among many glittering moments in his long career, Ian has enormous experience across the whole spectrum of sailboat racing. Recently departed from the RYA as director of racing, having overseen GBR success at Tokyo 2020, Ian is now general manager of North Sails UK. It will be a broad ranging discussion with Ian, but with a specific focus on how to get the best out of kids, to make sure they fulfil their potential not just in racing terms, but in remaining long term in the sport.

0900 hours UTC/ GMT Friday 23 December: Conrad Humphreys

TOPIC - How to get the best out of your team in stressful situations...

At the age of 26, Conrad Humphreys skippered his amateur crew to a dominant victory in the 2000/01 edition of the BT Global Challenge, winning four of the seven legs. He has also competed in the solo Vendée Globe as well as the fully crewed Volvo Ocean Race. In 2016, Conrad was recruited to be the professional skipper on board the ambitious Channel 4 TV recreation of Captain Bligh’s legendary 4000 mile voyage in an open 23 foot boat from Tonga to Timor. Using traditional navigation equipment and surviving off the same meagre rations as Bligh, a team of nine men led by former SBS trooper Anthony Middleton were cast adrift to recreate one of the world's greatest open boat voyages.

Questions? Seize the moment!

Two world-class sailors, and a rare opportunity to speak with them directly. If you’ve got questions about training, teamwork, attitude, technical challenges, anything related to making your boat go faster, join these calls live. Road To Gold’s Andy Rice and Hamish Willcox will be fielding live questions throughout each 60-minute session.

Here's the link for Session #1 with Ian Walker on Thursday

Join Zoom Meeting with Ian Walker

Meeting ID: 884 4435 4945
Passcode: 156898

Here's the link for Session #2 with Conrad Humphreys on Friday

Join Zoom Meeting with Conrad Humphreys

Meeting ID: 862 0078 0760
Passcode: 010522

Make sure you’re signed up to the Road To Gold Facebook Group to get further info on the call.

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