Sport - Sailing

UK skipper Alex Thomson is seen before the start of the Vendee Globe around-the-world solo sailing race, on November 6, 2016 off les Sables d'Olonne, western France.  / AFP / LOIC VENANCE        (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

'People think we're crazy'

The desire to sail around the world on your own could be viewed as a sign of madness, but Alex Thomson doesn't see it that way.
15/2/17- Emirates Team New Zealand sail their America's Cup Class race boat for the second day in Auckland New Zealand

America's Cup team gambles on bikes

Cycling at sea conjures up images of holiday pedalos, but Team New Zealand's sailors hope pedal power will help them win the 35th America's Cup.

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