Sailing Gold Great Moments in Olympic Sailing History (Paperback)
|Author: Mark Chisnell|
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This gorgeous photographic coffee table book reflects the entire history of Olympic sailing, with spectacular photographs celebrating heroes such as Paul Elvstrom and Ben Ainslie, fabulous locations, legendary classes - and the never-ending struggle of an Olympic sailor to make his mark.||Sections cover:|· An overview of the three eras of Olympic sailing |· Origins - how sailing came to be in the Olympics |· The struggle - training, teamwork, trials, selection and near misses|· Legendary classes and boat designers |· The new era - including the 49er, Laser, 470 and Europe|· Fabulous locations - including Mexico, Montreal, Sydney, Athens and China |· Icons, gold and glory - celebrating great Olympians||Featuring awe-inspiring images from the best sailing photographers in the world, each with an enlightening and entertaining commentary, this stunning book is a true celebration of this amazing sport through the years.